Karnataka Bangalore News August 18 Highlights: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will allow students taking their Pre-University Certificate (PUC) examinations to travel free of cost to and from examination centres. This is in a bid to facilitate those appearing for the supplementary exams, according to a press note from KSRTC.
The students will have to produce their admit cards to avail the service. They will be allowed to travel for free from August 19 to September 3.
Meanwhile, the Karnataka government has decided to test 1.5 crore children in the state for Covid-19 ahead of an anticipated third wave of the pandemic. According to Health and Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar, the ‘Arogya Nandana’ initiative will be launched by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai within a week.