Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) will start operating 250 more buses in Mumbai in addition to 1,800 from Monday, an official said on Sunday. Also Read - Sanjay Dutt Emerges Victorious In His Battle With Lung Cancer, Says 'I am Eternally Grateful'

Now, employees of government, private sectors as well as those who are self-employed can also travel in these buses, he said. Also Read - Mumbai Local Train News: New Directives Issued, All Women Now Allowed to Travel | Check Timings

The state government recently allowed inter-district movement of people within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) without any passes. Also Read - Mumbai: BEST Driver Suffers Heart Attack Behind Wheel, Rams Into Vegetable Shop

The government had earlier announced phase-wise reopening of the economy and public activities under ”Mission Begin Again” though the lockdown remains in force till June 30.

BEST PRO Manoj Varade said the frequency of buses will be increased if demand rises in the coming days.