India, Sept. 18 -- Alarmed over tax revenue dipping and private vehicles, including buses, plying in the state illegally, Haryana transport minister Mool Chand Sharma has directed additional deputy commissioners (ADCs)-cum-secretaries, regional transport authority (RTA), to personally check vehicles thrice a week.

Haryana Roadways has been reeling under heavy losses due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The roadways earned Rs 22 crore in four months from April to July, while during the same period last year, the total revenue receipt was Rs 348 crore.

In August, the roadways hit the path of recovery as the total receipts from the sale of tickets increased to Rs 29 crore. The total number of passengers who travelled in roadways buses in August a...