After the redevelopment of the districts in AP, it is necessary to set up new bus shelters in the new Alluri Sitarama Raju district. Sileru is the border of AP and Malkangiri district of Odisha, which has seen a large influx of banned maoists in the last four years.
At present, the Alluri district has only one depot in Paderu, the district headquarters, with only 183 employees, including only four office staff, and a strength of 39 vehicles. To provide more avenues to the public, the RTC officials confirmed two places in the words of the district collector Alluri. Sumit Kumar.
After the formation of the district, the RTC introduced four new buses, two to Araku, one each to Munchigput and Chintapalli, apart from one bus to Rampachodavaram. By order of the collector, RTC RM RS NaiduChief Mechanical Engineer Appala Naidu, RVR Raju visited Genco town in Sileru. RTC officials met Genco officials and panchayat members.
RTC Manager Naidu told TOI that they had visited two locations which were found suitable for the depot. But the entire Sileru village is under the control of Genco. They give a presentation to the collector. Genco’s management and authorities will determine the land area.
The RTC officials are planning to set up a Depot that can accommodate 30 buses, staff quarters, staff rest rooms, The train stops, and others. For this, they planned five hectares of land and visited a plot of land near an air station in Sivalayam area, and an old ITI. Genco officials disclosed that the entire town of Sileru is under the control of Genco.