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KSRTC hikes accident relief to Rs. 10 lakh
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KSRTC hikes accident relief to Rs. 10 lakh

December 30, 2023

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has hiked the accident relief for passengers who die in KSRTC bus mishap, to Rs.10 lakh. Earlier, the relief was Rs.3 lakh. The hiked relief will become effective from Jan. 1, 2024, according to a KSRTC release.

Co-passenger offers sedative-laced coffee to elderly woman and loots her
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Co-passenger offers sedative-laced coffee to elderly woman and loots her

November 28, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: An elderly woman, travelling in a bus from Bengaluru to Mysuru, lost her gold ornaments after drinking coffee laced with sedatives which was offered to her by a co-passenger. The elderly woman, who lost her jewellery, is 71-year-old Ambujakshamma, a resident of Siddarthanagar in city. On Nov. 25 at about 1.30 pm, Ambujakshamma came…

Woman dies as KSRTC bus hits her scooter
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Woman dies as KSRTC bus hits her scooter

November 26, 2023

Incident occurs near Mysore Palace Mysore/Mysuru: A woman was killed when a KSRTC bus collided with a scooter that was moving at its front near Kote Maramma Temple in the vicinity of Mysore Palace this morning. The woman was riding pillion and according to Police and eye-witnesses, she was not wearing helmet, despite carrying one…

Shakti: 100 crore women travellers and counting
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Shakti: 100 crore women travellers and counting

November 25, 2023

KSRTC bus drivers honoured for ‘Accident-Free Driving’ Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah said: “The State is celebrating the moment of 100 crore women travelling for free under Shakti Scheme, when the BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi were sceptical about the implementation of Guarantee Schemes and criticised that the State will go bankrupt it the…

PM-eBus Sewa: Central team to visit city soon
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PM-eBus Sewa: Central team to visit city soon

November 17, 2023

Mysuru to get 100 electric buses for its intra-city fleet Mysore/Mysuru: A team from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) implementing the ‘PM-eBus Sewa’ project will visit Mysuru soon to oversee the implementation of the project where Mysuru is getting 100 new electric buses for its intra-city fleet. Confirming this to Star of…

KSRTC to ply 2,000 additional buses for Deepavali season
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KSRTC to ply 2,000 additional buses for Deepavali season

November 7, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In anticipation of the Deepavali festival rush, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has implemented extensive measures to accommodate the increased number of travellers during this festive season. To ensure a hassle-free experience during the festivities, KSRTC will deploy an additional 2,000 buses departing from Bengaluru to various destinations within Karnataka and neighbouring…

‘Kannada Ratha’ rolls out on city roads
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‘Kannada Ratha’ rolls out on city roads

November 4, 2023

KSRTC Vijayanagar Bus Depot employees’ love for Kannada lauded Mysore/Mysuru: On account of Kannada Rajyotsava, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) employees, decorate a city bus like ‘Kannada Ratha’ every year only to spread their love for Kannada. Route No. 119 (KA-09-F-5049) belonging to Vijayanagar Depot, KSRTC Mysuru Division, is adorned with flowers of myriad…

KSRTC to appoint 6,500 drivers and 300 technical staff
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KSRTC to appoint 6,500 drivers and 300 technical staff

October 30, 2023

Bengaluru: To strengthen their staff in the wake of increasing fleet of buses, the four Transport Corporations of the State (KSRTC, BMTC, NWKRTC and KKRTC) will together appoint as many as 6,500 drivers and 300 technical staff soon. The Transport Corporations had sought nod of the State Government for appointment of 13,000 personnel in order…

Dasara special buses and trains begin service
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Dasara special buses and trains begin service

October 21, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: With crowds from across the State and the country flocking Mysuru for the famed Dasara event, the Dasara special buses and trains have started operations. The KSRTC and other State-run Transport corporations have together deployed an additional  2,000 special buses to meet the Dasara rush. The KSRTC Mysuru Division alone has pressed 300 more…

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