The strike led by INTUC and BMS demanding pay reform has rendered more than 30 bus depots without service.
A major portion of KSRTC 's income is spent on fuel. Automation system was installed in the pumps of KSRTC depots to check the increasing expenses on fuel especially in the wake of hike in prices of diesel.
Before entering the Indian cities, a corporate video of Uber in various Indian languages was posted on social media platforms two months ago.
Tata Motors has signed an agreement with Marcopolo S.A. to purchase its 49 per cent shareholding in their joint venture Tata Marcopolo Motors.
A sleeper bus was first readied at the Perumbavoor bus depot for drivers, who ferried passengers from the Cochin International Airport in the KSRTC buses during the initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pointing out that the condition of KSRTC, post-COVID-19, was precarious, Chief Pinarayi Vijayan said the government was once again preparing a new package for reviving KSRTC.
KSRTC will go back to the pre-Covid fares on Wednesdays and Thursdays for its premium services such as Superfast and those above this category.
While the Indian railways is the widely popular mode of transportation, for the common man, buses have emerged as either an alternative on routes having 700 kms distance or contribute as last mile connectivity.
The permanent staff which became surplus due to drastic reduction in bus services during COVID-19 pandemic are being utilized for this purpose.
The launch of the 'Garud Seva Open-Roof' bus service marked the 41st World Tourism Day which was observed amid strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines