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Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation

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Website  APSRTC
Headquarters  Vijayawada
Number of employees  60,846
Customer service  0866 257 0005
Founded  11 January 1958
Net income  1.18 billion INR
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Industry  Public transport bus service
Area served  Andhra Pradesh, Telangana,Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Chattis ghad, Yanam(Puduchery)
Key people  Sidda Raghava Rao, Chairman M. Malakondaiah (I.P.S) , Vice-Chairman and MD
Products  Bus transport, Services
Profit  ₹1.18 billion (US$18 million)
Revenue  51 billion INR (US$760 million)
Type of business  Public Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport of the State Government's of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (or APSRTC) is the state-owned road transport corporation in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Its headquarters are located at RTC House in Pandit Nehru bus station of Vijayawada.

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History

APSRTC was formed on 11 January 1958 as per Road Transport Corporations Act 1950. Earlier, it was a part of Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department.

Administration

The organisation is divided into four zones with twelve Regional Managers. It has a total of 11,154 scheduled buses operating in 44.15 lakh kilometers and has a total of 426 bus stations and 126 bus depots.

Types of services

APSRTC operates various kinds of services such as, "Vennela", "Amaravathi" "Garuda Plus", "Garuda" and "Indra".

Performance and earnings

As of February 2016, the organisation has a gross earnings of 30.50 (45¢ US) per km., with a loss of -4,650.8 million (US$−69 million).

Awards and achievements

It entered Guinness Book of World Records on 31 October 1999, with 22,000 buses making it the largest bus fleet in the world.

  • Highest KMPL fuel efficiency for the year 2011-12 – Mofussil services and Vijayawada (urban division).
  • Best Road Safety record for the year 2012–13.
  • Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation has a number of firsts to its credit in India.

  • First to nationalize passenger Road Transport Services in the country-1932.
  • First to introduce long distance night express services.
  • First to introduce A/C Sleeper, Hi-tech, Metro Liner, Inter-City Services and Metro Express.
  • First to introduce Depot computerisation-1986.
  • First to appoint Safety Commissioner for improving the safety of the passengers.
  • All the 126 Depots in the State are computerized.
  • Reservation of tickets on telephone and door delivery of tickets.
  • References

    Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Wikipedia


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