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Tragic Accident In Kerala's Palakkad Region Kills 9, Leaves 38 Injured

Nine people, including students, were killed and at least 38 were injured after a tourist bus hit Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus in Kerala's Palakkad region. On October 6, Kerala Minister MB Rajesh confirmed the incident, saying the tourist bus was on its way to Ooty, whereas the KSRTC bus was heading to Coimbatore. Moreover, the police rushed to the spot and admitted the injured to hospital.

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 09:28 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: accident, School students, State Run Bus, KSRTC, KILLED, Injured

Courtesy: ANI

Transport strike

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Karnataka Government Asks Retired Drivers To Work Amid Transport Strikes

Karnataka government has welcomed eligible retired drivers below the age of 62 years to work on a contract basis as the transport strike in Karnataka intensifies. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has suspended 36 trainees while Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) suspended 96 drivers for their involvement in the ongoing protests. The employees have been protesting for a standard government payroll scheme… read-more

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 02:40 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Drivers, KSRTC, Transport Minister, Transport

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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KSRTC to Cut Down Unnecessary Costs, Pay Salaries to Their Employees

Karnataka Government on September 1 released a relief package of Rs 423 crore for the Road Transport Corporations (RTC), and instructed them to pay salaries and not to buy new buses. The RTCs, which nosedived owing to the lockdown, had requested funds to pay salaries to their employees. The RTCs are also directed to cut down unnecessary posts. Low ridership even after the services were restored, affected their revenue.

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Karnataka, Transport, Coronavirus Relief Fund, KSRTC

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Sthree Toilet

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Karnataka Govt Turns Old Bus To Mobile Toilet For Women

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Laxman Savadi on August 27, inaugurated “Sthree Toilet”, which has been made after renovating an old Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus. The project was funded by the Bengaluru International Airport Limited, at a cost of Rs 12 lakhs. This solar-powered bus, Parked at Kempegowda read-more

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 01:39 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Bangalore, Karnataka, KSRTC

Courtesy: Deccan Herald