Haryana Roadways

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Haryana Roadways State Transport
Public Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Haryana
Industry Public Transport
Founded 1 Nov 1966
Headquarters Chandigarh, India
Area served
Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and neighboring states
Key people
Sumita Misra IAS Transport Commissioner,
Chander Parkash IAS
Director General Transport
Products Bus transport, Services
Number of employees
1583 (As on 31.05.2011)

Haryana Roadways State Transport is the Public Transport unit of the Government of Haryana in India. Haryana Roadways is a Major Part of Haryana Transport Department . It is the principal service provider for passenger transport in the state. The Consistent quality and punctuality of the service provider have earned a name in all neighbouring state and have become the first Choice of the passengers

History[edit]

In 1966, when Haryana was carved out of Punjab there arose a need of separate transport unit which would connect every part of the state with other parts effectively. So, in 1966 HRTL was established with two Regional Transport Authorities. On 1 December 1987, three RTAs were appointed at Ambala, Hisar and Faridabad. On 16 January 1991, three more RTAs were created at Rohtak, Karnal and Rewari.[2] Now, each district headquarters has Regional Transport Office (RTO) headed by Regional Transport Secretary and vehicle registration and driving licenses can be obtained from each district headquarters (RTA office) and Tehsil headquarters (usually SDO-Civil i.e. Subdivisional officer - Civil).[3]

Introduction[edit]

Office of the Director General State Transport is responsible for providing well-coordinated, economical, safe and efficient transport action services to the public of the State. Haryana Roadways, a State Government Undertaking, is the principal service provider for passenger transport in the State. It has a fleet of approx. 4000 buses being operated by 24 depots, each headed by a General Manager, and 13 sub-depots functioning under the depot concerned. These services are being provided to every part of the State as well as to important destinations in the neighbouring States.

Haryana Roadways plies on an average 11.41 Lacs Km every day and carries 12.34 Lacs passengers daily on 1204 Intra-State and 446 Inter-State routes.

Over the years Haryana Roadways has earned a name for itself for the range and quality of services provided by it. In tune with the emerging requirements of the travelling public, Haryana Roadways has undertaken a series of new initiatives to provide better services to its clients. New Volvo AC bus services 'Saarthi' have been introduced on Chandigarh-Delhi-Gurgaon, Chandigarh-Delhi-Faridabad routes. Some of the trips are also touching the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and the domestic Airport Delhi. Ten such buses are already in operation.

'Haryana Gaurav' Bus with Deluxe Facilities at Ordinary Fare A new 'Haryana Gaurav' Bus service has been introduced, popularly known as ‘Aam Adami Ki Khas Bus’, providing the latest facilities like Deluxe type 2x2 seats, FM Radio, Mobile Charger, Pneumatically Operated Door, tinted Glass & Curtains etc at ordinary bus fare. This bus over time would become the main stay of Haryana Roadways for its distinct operations. About 200 buses are already in operation on different routes.

'Haryana Uday' CNG bus services have been launched in the National Capital Region of Delhi. 300 buses are already in operation on different routes with in the NCR of the state.

Fleet of Buses[edit]

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Haryana Roadways is the principal service provider for passenger transport in the State. It has a fleet of approx. 4250 buses being operated by 24 depots, each headed by a General Manager, and 17 sub-depots functioning under the depot concerned. These services are being provided to every part of the State as well as to important destinations in the neighbouring States. Haryana Roadways plies on an average 1.11 million Km every day and carries 1.12 million passengers daily on 1116 Intra-State and 446 Inter-State routes.[4] The state has decided to augment its fleet by 4,250 by the end of year 2012.[5] New Volvo AC bus services 'Saarthi' have been introduced on certain routes. Some of the trips are also touching the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and the domestic Airport Delhi.

HREC[edit]

Haryana Roadways Engineering Corporation Ltd. is a subsidiary of Haryana Roadways. It was incorporated on 27 November 1987 in Gurgaon. It was established to fabricate bus bodies mainly for Haryana Roadways.It fabricated 503 bodies in 2010-2011 alone. It is a profit making organisation which registered a profit of 5.86 crores in year 2010-2011.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

[7]

  1. ^ http://www.busindia.com/OSRTCOnline
  2. ^ "The Tribune". The Tribune. 4 November 2006. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  3. ^ http://hartrans.gov.in/docs/stc_rti1(4)b.pdf
  4. ^ "article on Haryana Roadways". Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "4,100 buses to boost travel in Haryana". The Tribune. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Official Release" (PDF) (Press release). Ministry of Finance, Govt. of Haryana. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Haryana Roadways to recruit more drivers, conductors due to extended work

External links[edit]

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