The corporation has been established by Government of Rajasthan on 1 October 1964 under the Road Transport Act 1950 with the objective of providing economic, adequate, punctual and efficient services to the traveling public in the state.
Today RSRTC has entered into 50th year of business, since its inception and is committed to providing high quality bus services, consistently and constantly improving the services for the satisfaction of the passengers. To fulfill the commitment, RSRTC has incorporated Ordinary, Express, Deluxe, A.G. Gandhi Rath, A.C., A.G. Sleeper, Volvo-Mercedes, Volvo-Pantry, Volvo-LCD, Volvo-LCD-Pantry bus services in fleet for all category of passengers. It has 5,000 buses in its fleet and 56 depots across the state and 3 depots outside the state i.e. Indore, Ahmedabad and Delhi. About 1 million passengers travel by its buses daily. RSRTC's services are to all important places in Rajasthan and adjoining states of Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.