2 TTDC Volvo 9600 Buses Flagged off by MK Stalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated two TTDC Volvo 9600 buses on Wednesday. Bought at a cost of 2.92 crores, these buses will be used for Tirupati and other destination tours.

CM MK Stalin flagging off the TTDC Volvo 9600 Buses

November 29, Tamil Nadu: DMK Chief and Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin launched two TTDC Volvo 9600 buses that will be exclusively used for Tirupati and other tourist destination tours.

The cost of the Volvo 9600 bus is pegged at Rs 1.48 crores.

On the inaugural run, over 60 students with disabilities from special schools under the Department of Welfare of Differently Abled Persons in Chennai, Chengalpet, and Tiruvallur districts were taken on a tour to Mamallapuram aboard the newly launched buses.

These students hail from specialized institutions such as the Government Blind Higher Secondary School in Poonamallee, the Government School for the Hearing Impaired in Tambaram Sanatorium, and the Government Institute for Intellectual Disability in Tambaram Sanatorium.

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TTDC Volvo 9600 Buses Will be Used For Tourism Tours

The decision to introduce two new luxury buses for TTDC was declared as part of the demand for grants presented in the assembly for the fiscal year 2023-24.

The TTDC Volvo buses are set to offer comfortable journeys to renowned destinations like Tirupati, allowing tourists to unravel the beauty of Tamil Nadu.

With advanced features, the Volvo 9600 promise a delightful travel experience, amplifying the charm of the state’s breathtaking tourist spots.

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Cost of the Volvo 9600 Bus

Loaded with an array of features, the recently launched Volvo 9600 is redefining luxury travel in India.

The cost of the Volvo 9600 bus is approximately 1.5 crores. The price fluctuates across states due to the differing tax structures in each region.

According to government sources, the TTDC Volvo 9600 buses came with a disclosed price tag of Rs 2.96 crores.

About the TTDC

CM MK Stalin interacting with students on the inaugural day of the TTDC Volvo 9600 Buses

Established in 1971, the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) stands as a government-owned entity, dedicated to fostering tourism within the state.

Its multifaceted initiatives encompass a spectrum of services, including hotels, transportation, fairs, tours, boat houses, telescope houses, youth hostels, and restaurants.

TTDC’s comprehensive approach aims to enhance and promote the vibrant tourism landscape of Tamil Nadu, catering to the diverse needs of travelers and contributing to the state’s growth in the tourism sector.

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TTDC Bus Fleet as of 2023

Currently, the TTDC manages a fleet of 18 buses, comprising mini buses, to facilitate its diverse range of tours.

These tours encompass various destinations such as Ooty, Kodaikanal, Mysuru, Bengaluru, the Navagraha temples, Mamallapuram, Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai, Puducherry, along with comprehensive options like an eight-day TN tour and a 14-day South India tour.

TTDC’s extensive tour offerings cater to a broad spectrum of interests, ensuring that travelers can explore the rich tapestry of Tamil Nadu and its neighboring regions.

Apart from the new Volvo 9600 buses, the TTDC also has two more Volvo B8R buses.

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