Bengaluru. Launched KSRTC’s City Buses by Sri.Siddaramaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister Govt. of Karnataka, Sri. Ramalinga Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, In-charge Minister, Chikkaballapur and Chairman, KSRTC, Sri.K.R Ramesh kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare on 18.08.2016 at 10.00 am front of Vidhana Soudha.
Dr.B Basavaraju IAS, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Govt.of Karnataka, Sri.Rajender Kumar Kataria IAS, Managing Director, KSRTC and other Dignitories were present during the event.
- KSRTC is having a rich history of more than five decades and emerged as paramount State Transport Corporation in the country’s public transport system. KSRTC has received 64 National and International awards in the last 38 months and 131 awards till date for its extraordinary performance. Hon’ble Chief Minister Congratulated KSRTC for the said achievement.
- At present, the State Road Transport Corporations (STUs) are also discharging great responsibility of providing public transport services to the 23793 villages and catering about 1.25 crores passengers everyday, with a help of 23700 buses and 1.17 lakhs of manpower.
- The STU of our state, are not only focusing on making profit but also been committed towards social obligations and services by extending various concessional/free bus passes to the lakhs of students, senior citizens, freedom fighters, dependents of the deceased soldiers, physically challenged persons and so on.
- KSRTC is first among the STUs in the country which has bagged ‘Award of Excellence’ continuously for the 6 th time from the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.