Bhubaneswar: Bus services across Odisha will resume from tomorrow as the state government today relaxed the COVID-19 lockdown norms.
The buses will be permitted to ply with 100 percent seat occupancy and strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines by the passengers.
However, bus services to Puri will be suspended till July 25 due to the Ratha Jatra.
Earlier, the bus services were permitted only in 20 Category-A districts– Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Balangir, Nuapada, Sonepur, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Boudh, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Angul, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar.
On the other hand, inter-state bus services will remain suspended.