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, the PRTC had 811 owned & 104 KM Scheme ordinary buses, 12 Integral Coaches under KM Scheme and 26 own HVAC buses, being operated on 577 routes (including inter-state routes) by covering a daily mileage of 355827 kilometers. It has 1310 Regular Employees, 1755 Through Outsourcing, Total 3065 employees as on 30.04.2016. There are 9 depots of the Corporation located at Patiala, Bathinda, Kapurthala,Barnala, Sangrur, Budhlada, Faridkot, Ludhiana, Chandigarh .more »