Kadapa zone to get 400 new buses
Kadapa, Aug 28 (INN): The Kadapa Zone of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation will receive 400 new buses by the end of this year.
This was stated by RTC's Kadapa Zone Executive Director Koteswara Rao while addressing a press conference after a review meeting convened with Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur district officials here on Sunday.
He said the RTC has decided to replace 400 old buses with the new one buses by the end of this fiscal. Stating that the region has already got 200 new buses, he said the remaining 200 buses would join fleet by the end of this year.
Though the RTC has not received any profits this year due to frequent bandhs and agitations and tough competition posed from private operators, he said the region was making efforts to improve occupancy rate in buses by introducing commuter-friendly steps.
He said the department was taking steps to cut down expenditures at all level by involving the staff.
News Posted: 28 August, 2011