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15 injured as two buses collide at busy junction
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15 injured as two buses collide at busy junction

October 13, 2023

One bus strikes iron scaffolding supporting Dasara welcome board; metal structure comes crashing Mysore/Mysuru: In an early morning incident, over 15 passengers on both a private bus from Tamil Nadu and a KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) bus suffered minor injuries when the two vehicles collided at the busy Manipal Hospital Junction at around…

Two women crushed to death between buses in Tumakuru
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Two women crushed to death between buses in Tumakuru

September 16, 2023

Six women from Srirangapatna taluk were on their way to Goravanahalli Temple Tumakuru: In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded at the KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) bus stand in Tumakuru yesterday, two women from Srirangapatna lost their lives as they were crushed to death between two buses. The victims, identified as Puttathayamma (67) and…

KSRTC student pass duration extended till October
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KSRTC student pass duration extended till October

September 6, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: In the wake of non-completion of examinations for the academic year 2022-23 in various Colleges of the State, the KSRTC has extended the duration of student bus passes till October. Earlier, passes were extended without charging any money. But now students need to pay for the use of student passes in the month of…

KSRTC bags ‘Best Employer’ Award
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KSRTC bags ‘Best Employer’ Award

August 18, 2023

Bengaluru: Adding yet another feather to its cap, the State-owned KSRTC has bagged the ‘Best Employer’ Award given by a Singapore- based agency. Singapore-based World Sustainability Congress has bestowed the ‘Best Employer’ Award, one of the prestigious world sustainability annual awards given by it. The KSRTC has got the award in the 14th edition of…

KSRTC drivers told to maintain 80-km speed limit
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KSRTC drivers told to maintain 80-km speed limit

August 3, 2023

Bengaluru: With National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) banning two-wheelers, autorickshaws, tractors and non-motorised vehicles, multi-axle hydraulic trailer vehicles and quadricycle on Access Controlled 10-lane Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has also issued a few directions to its bus drivers to avoid accidents on the Expressway. KSRTC has instructed the drivers to…

KSRTC’s 62nd Foundation Day: Sweets distributed at bus stands in city
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KSRTC’s 62nd Foundation Day: Sweets distributed at bus stands in city

August 2, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: The 62nd Foundation Day of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) was celebrated at KSRTC Sub-Urban Bus Stand on Mother Teresa Road (formerly Bengaluru-Nilgiri Road) in city yesterday morning. Acting Divisional Controller of KSRTC Mysuru Division T. C. Marigowda, who retired from services on July 31, inaugurated the celebration by performing puja to the…

62nd Foundation Day of KSRTC
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62nd Foundation Day of KSRTC

July 31, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the in-thing, a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) employee in the city has taken pains to flip through the old records to disseminate the history of the Government- owned Transport Corporation to celebrate the 62nd Foundation Day on Aug. 1. Traffic Controller T.M. Doddegowda, deputed…

Shakti effect: KSRTC Mysuru seeks 120 more buses
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Shakti effect: KSRTC Mysuru seeks 120 more buses

June 28, 2023

Existing fleet of buses falling short to cater to huge demand; buses operating in 100 percent occupancy Mysore/Mysuru: With a massive increase in the number of women travelling in KSRTC buses after the State Government launched Shakti scheme that provides free travel for women, KSRTC Mysuru Division has asked the Government for 120 additional buses….

Smart cards soon: Transport Minister
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Smart cards soon: Transport Minister

June 28, 2023

Bengaluru: Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy said in Bengaluru yesterday that the portal to apply for Shakti smart cards would open soon. The smart cards are mandatory to avail of the Shakti scheme. “Smart cards can be availed by applying on the Seva Sindhu portal,” Reddy said. “It will open soon. One can get a smart…

5 crore women travel for free in 11 days
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5 crore women travel for free in 11 days

June 23, 2023

Zero tickets’ worth Rs. 126,72,99,929 issued so far Mysore/Mysuru: The recent launch of the ‘Shakti’ scheme which provides free travel for women on non-premi-um Government buses, has remained popular among female passengers even after 11 days. Data from all divisions of the KSRTC show that over 5 crore women have travelled across the State, costing…

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