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Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

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Service area  Gujarat
Depots  125
Annual ridership  848 Million (2009-10)
Founded  1 May 1960
Headquarters  Naroda
Service type  Bus
Stops  1,554
Daily ridership  2,324,000 (2009-10)
Fuel type  Diesel, CNG
Parent organization  Government of Gujarat
Fleet  9,000
Stations  226
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CEO  Shri Mukesh Puri (27 Jun 2012–)

Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is a state owned corporation for passenger transport providing bus services both within state of Gujarat, India and neighbouring states. It has workforce of 50,000.

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Organisation

GSRTC was established on 1 May 1960 with formation of Gujarat state. From a beginning of 7 divisions, 76 depots and 7 divisional workshops ; it has gone to 16 divisions, 126 depots, 226 bus stations, 1,554 pick up stands and 9,000+ buses.

Divisions

GSRTC has 16 divisions

  • Ahmedabad division referred as Aashram
  • Amreli division referred as Gir
  • Bharuch division referred as Narmada
  • Bhavnagar division referred as Shetrunjay
  • Bhuj division referred as Kutch
  • Godhra division referred as Pavagadh
  • Himmatnagar division referred as Sabar
  • Jamnagar division referred as Dwarka
  • Junagadh division referred as Somnath
  • Mehsana division referred as Modhera
  • Nadiad division referred as Amul
  • Palanpur division referred as Banas
  • Rajkot division referred as Saurashtra
  • Surat division referred as Surya Nagri
  • Vadodara division referred as Vishwamitri
  • Valsad division referred as Daman Ganga
  • In Ahmedabad division Gandhinagar depot has some special buses referred as Vikas Route they also have near about 10 buses Manufactured at AGCL Goa.

    Passenger

    GSRTC purchased 1500+ new buses including air conditioned, sleeper coaches Volvo buses in 2009 .

    GSRTC provides online and mobile phone ticket booking facility. It also provides wi-fi internet service in Volvo buses for free. Currently the fleet of buses having online ticket booking facility includes Express, Gurjarnagri, Sleeper and Volvo buses.

    Technical

    It has built up many technical facilities. Including:

  • Three level maintenance and repair facility - 126 depot workshops, 16 divisional workshops and a central workshop
  • 7 Tyre retreading plant
  • Bus body building plant (1,000 bus bodies/year)
  • Ticket printing press
  • Volvo Services

  • Ahmedabad to Vadodara (Frequency of Every 15 minutes.)
  • Ahmedabad to Surat (Frequency of every 30 minutes.)
  • Ahmedabad to Rajkot (Daily 10 services)
  • Ahmedabad to Borivali (Mumbai) (Daily 1 service)
  • Ahmedabad to Nasik, Shirdi (Daily 1 service)
  • Ahmedabad to Pune (Daily 1 service)
  • Ahmedabad to Ambaji (Daily 2 service)
  • Ahmedabad to Junagadh, Somnath (Daily 1 service)
  • Awards

  • National award for fuel economy 2006-2007 by India State Road Transport Undertaking and Ministry of Road Transport & Highway, Government of India.
  • References

    Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation Wikipedia


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