The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will switch over to green fuel for 80% of its buses in three years.
In his address to the first session of the 15th Assembly, Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said the management of KSRTC would be made professional. Several cost-cutting and efficiency enhancing measures would be implemented.
‘Swift’ to continue
The government would go ahead with KSRTC-Swift, a separate company for long-distance service. A paradigm shift in the operation of buses would be brought in by classifying the routes as trunk road, radial road, and circular road. A hub-and-spoke model would be implemented in all depots with Puthukkad in Thrissur as the central hub.
In Thiruvananthapuram district, KSRTC services would be revamped to ensure connectivity in all the routes, linking major offices and establishments through intersecting services such as core city circular, radial, and outer ring services.
The government would ensure first mile and last mile…