Nagpur Mahanagar Parivahan Limited

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Nagpur Mahanagar Parivahan Limited
ParentNagpur Municipal Corporation
LocaleNagpur metropolitan area
Service areaNagpur, Maharashtra, India
Service typeCommuter bus
Daily ridership160,000

Nagpur Mahanagar Parivahan Limited is a special purpose vehicle of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation to run transport services within Nagpur city.[1] In 2012, it was reported to have a daily ridership of 160,000 commuters per day.[2]


In 2007, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation signed an agreement with a private party to purchase the buses and operate them under a 'Purchase-Operate-Transfer' model and pay the corporation a fixed royalty per bus. The corporation was also to earn back 50% of its revenue from advertisements on buses.[3]

In 2013, it was announced that the Government of India would fund the corporations plans of building a new bus station at Mor Bhavan and a depot at Dhaba along with the provision of purchasing more buses.[4]


An NMPL bus

As of now it has a fleet of 487 buses.They run in and around city and suburbs.In 2014, Swedish bus manufacturer Scania AB announced that it would hand over the first ethanol-powered city bus made in India to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation on the recommendation of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Transport, for trial runs.[5] The Ministry requested clearance from the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) in order to amend the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 to legally recognise ethanol as a commercial fuel type.[6]


  1. ^ Anparthi, Anjaya (11 June 2013). "Nagpur Mahanagar Parivahan Ltd to decide on second Nagpur bus operator". Times of India. Nagpur. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  2. ^ Chakraborty, Proshun (10 November 2012). "Nagpur Mahanagar Parivahan Ltd board's nod to hike Starbus fare". Times of India. Nagpur. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  3. ^ Anparthi, Anjaya (4 July 2012). "Nagpur Municipal Corporation gets no royalty from city buses for 26 months". The Times of India. Nagpur. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  4. ^ Anparthi, Anjaya (4 August 2013). "More centre assistance for Nagpur bus service on way". The Times of India. Nagpur. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Swedish company Scania delivers first ethanol-powered bus in Nagpur". India Today. Jaipur. 27 August 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Fleet of Ethanol-run buses awaiting ARAI clearance". The Hitavada. Nagpur. 18 August 2014. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2014.