Hyderabad: Akula Bharath Kumar and his bride Akula Soumya's happiness knew no bounds on Thursday when Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Managing Director V C Sajjanar dropped in at the marriage hall to bless the couple and present mementos.

Akula Bharath Kumar of Vemulakonda village and Akula Soumya had hired two TSRTC buses from Yadagirigutta depot to ferry guests to Kompally marriage hall.

To their surprise, Sajjanar arrived at the venue and blessed the couple, and presented the mementos. After briefly joining the ceremony, the officer left for his duties.

Welcome to band, baja, baarat a la TSRTC.

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) has launched a unique initiative to present mementos to newly married couples who hire their buses for marriages.

Launched by TSRTC Managing Director V C Sajjanar, the initiative includes presenting the couple with a photo frame on behalf of the corporation.

TSRTC had requested the public to book their vehicles for functions, marriage ceremonies, and other programmes. On Thursday, 475 buses were booked by marriage parties. Till now, about 2000 buses have been booked during the last 15 days.

Whenever a family hires buses for marriages, the driver is assigned the job of presenting the memento to the newly married couple on behalf of TSRTC management.This initiative has come as a morale booster for drivers, who are corporations' brand ambassadors.

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