ABOUT PEPSU ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION

The Pepsu Road Transport Corporation, Patiala was set-up on 16th of October, 1956 under the provision of the Road Transport Corporations Act, 1950 with a view to provide efficient, adequate, economic and properly co-ordinated operation system of Road Transport Services in the State. It commenced passenger transport operations with a meagre investment of Rs. 25.00 lacs and the fleet of 60 buses covering 11,107 daily scheduled kilometers on 15 routes with 345 employees. At present, PRTC has:

  • PRTC owned Ordinary buses: 762
  • HVAC buses hired under KM Scheme: 29
  • INTEGRAL COACH hired buses: 14
  • PRTC owned MID Segment buses: 86
  • Ordinary buses hired under KM scheme: 232
  • Total Fleet: 1124

PRTC buses are being operated on 577 routes (including inter-state routes i.e. Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand and Uttranchal ) by covering a daily sanctioned mileage of PRTC i.e 355827 kilometers.

The number of employees working in PRTC as on 31/7/2018 is as follows:

Sr. no. Name of the catagory No of OutSourcing employees No of direct contract employees Regular Employees Total
1 Workshop Staff 266 171 105 542
2 Direction Staff 208 12 224 444
3 Driver Staff 820 202 282 1304
4 Conductor Staff 1113 258 370 1741
5 Inspectorate Staff 171 171
Total 2407 643 1152 4202

There are 9 depots of the Corporation located at
  • Patiala
  • Bathinda
  • Kapurthala
  • Barnala
  • Sangrur
  • Budhlada
  • Faridkot
  • Ludhiana
  • Chandigarh.

Administration

Pepsu Road Transport Corporation is governed by the Board Of Directors headed by the Chairman. The Managing Director is the Chief Executive of the Corporation who is assisted by Addl. Managing Director alongwith the officers of the various branches in the Head Office. The General Manager heads the Depot Administration and is assisted by various branch officers.

Infrastructure

PRTC is having 9 depots all over Punjab.

Bus Stands Owned and Operated by PRTC are as following :

  • Patiala
  • Sangrur
  • Kapurthala
  • Bathinda
  • Talwandi Sabo
  • Budhlada
  • Faridkot
  • Phagwara
  • Ahemadgarh
  • Moonak
  • Bassi
  • Pathana
  • Raman
  • Patran
  • Amloh
  • Zirakpur