Kerala School students can now travel free of cost in buses run by State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). The state government has decided to permit free travels for students up to higher secondary level from February 2015.
Road Transport Minister Thiruvanchur Radhakrishnan informed the state Assembly the government will implement this plan on trial basis. Initially, Girls and below -poverty-line students would get predilection and concession-holding students will be covered. Students can avail free travel facility can be availed twice a day and the programme would be extended later on after appraising its accomplishment. More than 1.3 lakh students hold concession tickets are likely to get benefited with this scheme.