India @75: Two nonagenarian RTC employees turn emotional, unfurl tricolor at Bus Bhavan

Narasimha 98, and Sathaiah, 92, are probably some of the oldest living people in India. They worked in Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Division (NSR-RTD) which is now TSRTC.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  16 Aug 2022 5:24 AM GMT
India @75: Two nonagenarian RTC employees turn emotional, unfurl tricolor at Bus Bhavan

Two nonagenarian Road Transport Corporation (RTC) employees joined Bajireddy Govardhan, Chairman TSRTC, and Sajjanar, VC&MD in hoisting the tricolor at Bus Bhavan Musheerabad to mark the 75th Independence day.

Narasimha 98, and Sathaiah, 92, are probably some of the oldest living people in India. They worked in Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Division (NSR-RTD) which is now TSRTC.

Narasimha joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in 1944 as a temporary clerk and rose to the position of Accounts Officer at the time of retirement in the year 1983. He still remembers his days and passionately describes the evolution of TSRTC in all these years. His salary at the time of joining was Osmania Sicca 47 per month which is equal to INR 21. His salary at the time of retirement was Rs 1740

Sathaiah joined NSRRTD (now TSRTC) in 1946 as a temporary office boy and retired as the Assistant Stores Keeper in 1988 after 41 years> he passionately remembers the glorious years of TSRTC and is still emotionally connected to the corporation. He joined the service in 1948. His salary was Osmania Sicca Rs 8 per month, which is equal to INR 3.57 paisa. His salary at the time of retirement was Rs 855.

Narasimha and Sathiah expressed their deepest gratitude to TSRTC management for remembering them and allowing them to not only participate in the historic event but also to show that TSRTC continues to care for its employees. They urged all employees of TSRTC to serve the corporation and the public with determination and dedication.

"It is one of the unique events and opportunities for all in TSRTC and for the public to know that TSRTC as a corporation has a long history and has impacted the lives of many in the state including the employees in TSRTC," said VC Sajjnara, TSRTC VC and MD

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