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GSRTC at a Glance:
  • GSRTC has 125 depots, 16 divisions and a Central office / Central Workshop
  • GSRTC has a fleet size of around 7117 buses
  • GSRTC is operating 30 lakh kilometers daily with 43400 trips and catering daily 22 lakh passengers
  • GSRTC is covering 98% of the villages and 99% population of Gujarat in addition to plying to important destinations outside the state
Rejuvenation of Fleet:

With the goal of providing “More Buses, Good Buses” to traveling public, GSRTC inducted 14743 new buses in the last eight years at the cost of Rs.2527.50 Cr with the help of Government loan. It has also introduced new types of services including sleeper coaches, AC coaches and high- end luxury coaches for long distances travel.

Year Total Buses Grant of GoG (Rs in Cr) % of Over Aged Buses* Total fleet
2006-07 1000 115.00 74.75 8084
2007-08 1500 244.00 52.34 7987
2008-09 1002 153.00 50.10 8069
2009-10 1690 248.50 40.90 7628
2010-11 1951 281.00 27.00 7643
2011-12 2850 440.00 14.00 7692
2012-13 1050 290.00 09.00 7663
2013-14 - - - 7719
2014-15 1050 190.00 05.00 7852
2015-16 1050 205.00 05.67 8086
2016-17 1600 361.00 04.50 8236
2017-18** 1600 410 NIL 7117
Total:- 14743 2527.50 --- ---
*Overage Bus = Completed 8 Lakh Kilometers ** yet to be Purchased

Improvement in Efficiency Parameters:

  • Load Factor has been increased from 63% in 2007-08 to 66.22% in 2016-17
  • Vehicle Utilization increased from 396 kms in2007-08 to 448 kms in 2016-17 which is second highest in the country
  • Diesel K.M.P.L. is increased from 5.37 in 2007-08 to 5.42 in 2016-17
  • GSRTC achieved highest K.M.P.L. of Diesel in the country and getting national award for the highest achievement of K.M.P.L. consecutively since last five years
  • Rate of Breakdown per 10000 kms drastically came down from 0.50 in 2007-08 to 0.05 in 2016-17
  • Rate of Accidents per 1 lakh kms decreased from 0.16 in 2007-08 to 0.05 in 2016-17
Passenger Friendly Measures:
  • Monthly/Quarterly pass scheme at the rate of 50% fare for daily commuters
  • Free traveling for village girl students
  • Free traveling age limit for children has been increased from 3 years to 5 years
  • Free luggage carrying capacity has been increased from 15 kg. to 25 kg per passenger
  • Introduced E-ticketing
  • Introduced POS Machines at all Depots Reservation Counters for Passengers
  • First in country to introduce GPS/GIS based Bus Tracking & Passenger Information System for Monitoring in GSRTC buses..
  • 7700 Electronic Ticketing Machines have been introduced in all 7117 Schedules.
  • GSRTC have launched its own website Online time table for express services has been uploaded on website and also through SMSInternet based online passenger reservation system for passengers as well as E-Ticketing for Public.
  • Internet based online passenger reservation system for passengers as well as E-Ticketing for Public
  • Mobile Application for online passenger reservation system for passengers.
  • Introduced POS Machines at all Depots Reservation Counters for Passengers CCTV Camera based surveillance Vigilance system
  • Integrated Depot Management System
  • Central Stores and all Divisional Stores have been computerized. Inventory Management System has been implemented successfully
  • Public Entertainment System
  • MPLS VPN Connectivity
  • Central Office, Central Stores, all 16 Divisional Offices and 100 Depots are connected with GSWAN (Gujarat State Wide Area Networking).
  • Computerized Pass Issue System has been introduced for Daily & Student passes.
  • Laboratory testing analysis at Central Store has been computerized.
  • Pay Bill and Provident Fund System of all employees has been computerized.
  • Statistical analysis has been carried out through computerized system.
  • E tendering process has been established.
  • Implementing “Automatic driver testing system” for driving skill test.
  • Recruiting “Online Recruitment for staff” for all categories.

Plan for the year 2017-18:

The State Government had provided Rs.759.8309 Cr under plan ceiling for strengthening GSRTC in the year 2017-18.This includes a huge amount of Rs.633.8309 Cr as equity and Rs.126 Cr. as loan

  • For purchase of new buses Government has provided Rs.410 Cr to GSRTC from which GSRTC will induct 1600 new buse
  • For the construction of bus stations Government has provided Rs.150 Cr.
  • For the upgradation and modernization of workshops Government has provided Rs.4.8509 Cr
  • For the implementation of Information Technology in various areas of GSRTC, the Government has provided Rs.35 Cr
  • The State Government has provided a loan of Rs.126 Cr. for the restructuring of debt and to meet with other development expenditure
  • To clear old outstanding loans Government of Gujarat will provide Equity contribution of Rs. 33.98 Cr. in the year 2017-18
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