Published on: June 6, 2023

Shakti scheme

Shakti scheme

Why in news? Karnataka government issues orders for implementation of Shakti scheme


What is the scheme about – Providing free bus travel to women

Who are eligible – Women and transgenders who are under the domicile of Karnataka

What are the conditions

  • Only for Intrastate travel
  • All luxury buses covered
  • In all the buses operated by all Transport Corporations of Karnataka
  • 50 per cent of seats in each bus is reserved for men

How can the benefit be availed – Through shakti smart card which can be availed through  ‘Seva Sindhu’ government portal