Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation Major Initiatives & Achievements of GSRTC
 
Outstanding Achievements of GSRTC during the year 2009-10.

Induction of New Buses :

  1. For traveling public, GSRTC have inducted 6392 new Buses in the last five years.

 

Year

Diesel

CNG

Total

2005-06

1000

200

1200

2006-07

700

300

1000

2007-08

1000

500

1500

2008-09

562

460

1002

2009-10

1690

0

1690

Total

4032

1460

6392

 

  1. These new buses are compatible with that of private sectors in terms of design, appearance and passenger comforts. These buses have also been provided with passenger facilities like Comfortable seating arrangements, FM Radio, Mobile phone facility. In addition to this, Luxury buses have been equipped with DVD/TV. 
  2. GSRTC is the first STU in India to operate CNG buses on mofussil routs.

Capacity Building/Restructuring :

  1. Successful implementation of “Conductor Way Bill Accounting System” at 125 Depots.  
  2. Central Office, Central Stores, all 16 Divisional Offices and 100 Depots are connected with GSWAN (Gujarat State Wide Area Networking).
  3. Computerized Pass Issue System has been introduced for Daily & Student passes.
  4. 7700 Electronic Ticketing Machines have been introduced in all 7000 Schedules.
  5. Implementation of Internet based “Online Passenger Reservation System” is as well as "e-Ticket".
  6. First in country to introduce GPS/GIS based Bus Tracking & Monitoring System in luxury buses.  
  7. For the improvement of work efficiency in employees of the Corporation, 25000 employees have been given training of V-Governance.
  8. Obtained ISO certificates for Central Workshop-Ahmedabad, Divisional workshop and Depot Mehsana. Plan to obtain ISO certificates for major bus stations and depots.

Infrastructural Development :

  1. 22 new bus terminals have been constructed and made operational at the cost of Rs.15.32 Crore.
  2. 26 Urban and 13 Rural pick up stands have been constructed from the fund of M.L.A./ M.P./N.G.Os.
  3. Under "Nirmal Gujarat 2007", GSRTC has taken special drive for upgradation of its bus terminals to improve infrastructural facilities and public amenities like toilet blocks, Drinking water facilities, Seating arrangement, Citizen Service Center, Road pavement, Signages, Time-Table etc.
  4. GSRTC has undertaken major initiative to develop state-of-art bus terminals all over Gujarat by attracting private investment through Public-Private-Partnership. A pilot project covering seven bus terminals, two at Ahmedabad, two at Surat, two at Baroda and one at Mehsana is to start soon.
  5. Gandhinagar Bus Station has been upgraded at the cost of Rs.2.85 Cr. by the funding of IOC. Satellite bus station at Krishnanagar (Naroda) at the cost of Rs.2.00 Cr..
  6. Satellite bus stations at Subhashbridge ( Ahmedabad), Nizampura ( Baroda) and Udhana (Surat).
  7. GSRTC has made operative CNG fueling station at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Baroda and Surat. Work at other 7 locations is in progress.

Passenger Friendly measures &  introduction of new schemes

      1. Monthly/Quarterly pass scheme at the rate of 50% fare for daily commuters.
      2. Free traveling for village girl students.
      3. Travel in express buses at ordinary fares up to the distance of 30 kms.
      4. Free traveling age limit for children has been increased from 3 years to 5 years.
      5. Free luggage carrying capacity has been increased from 15 kg. to 25 kg per passenger.
      6. Concession on Return Journey Ticket, Group booking Tickets and also Weekly travel Scheme at the rate of Rs.700. 
      7. Introduce scheme of Private Booking Agents at the door step of traveling public.
      8. Mobile phone facility has been introduced with the help of “Airtel” and “Hutch” in new Buses.  

Operational & Cost Result for last five years o

Sr No

Particulars

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1

Operated Kilometers
(In Crore)

88.99

93.57

99.70

101.07

97.86

2

Load Factor ( %)

58.36

61.19

63.00

65.74

67.34

3

Daily Vehicle Utilization
( in kms.)

363

377

396

417

416

4

Daily Crew Utilization
(in kms.)

196

209

229

247

252

5

 %age Fleet Utilization

83.70

85.79

86.00

89.00

85.2

6

K.M.P.L. (Diesel)

5.20

5.25

5.37

5.53

5.55

7

Rate of  Break Down
 (Per 10000 kms.)

1.30

0.88

0.50

0.36

0.32

8

Rate of  Accident
(Per 100000 kms.)

0.15

0.14

0.12

0.11

0.10

9

Total Income (Rs. In Crore)

1430

1613

1727

1778

1752

10

Total Cost (Rs In Crore)

1542

1679

1746

1818

1996

11

Profit/Loss (Rs. In Crore)

-112

-66

-19

-40

-244

 

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