Articles tagged under: GSRTC

GSRTC hikes discount on tickets booked online

July 16, 2019
GSRTC hikes discount on tickets booked online

Gandhinagar: State government arm Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has increased discount rates offered on tickets booked online through website and app. According to a statement issued here today, discount on non-premium service ticket has been increased from 4% to 8% while tickets booked online in premium service segment will attract 10% discount instead of 6%. New discount rates will be effective from 1st July. DeshGujaratRead More

Heavy rain in Mumbai: Rail traffic affected, GSRTC runs special buses, at least two Gujarat linked flights cancelled

July 02, 2019
Heavy rain in Mumbai: Rail traffic affected, GSRTC runs special buses, at least two Gujarat linked flights cancelled

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said the State run Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is operating special buses from railway stations in Valsad and Surat in South Gujarat to Borivali in Mumbai, Maharashtra as heavy rain has affected railway traffic between Mumbai and South Gujarat. Several trains connecting Gujarat to Mumbai are delayed, some are diverted and some are cancelled following heavy rain, low visibility and water logging in Mumbai. Most of the flights conn...Read More

Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

June 24, 2019
Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

By our correspondent,Amreli:An allegedly drunk driver of a bus run by the GSRTC (ST bus) today put the life of passengers in danger as the vehicle skidded off a low lying bridge near Jivapar village in Khamba taluka of Amreli district. Fortunately, all the 30 passengers in the bus that remained hanging in balance on the side of the road cum low-lying bridge were taken out in time. Only around half a dozen of them sustained minor injuries. The video of the incident that happened...Read More

Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

June 21, 2019
Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

By staff writer, Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will on June 22 inaugurate 21 bus stations of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) from Bhavnagar. The new bus-stations to be inaugurated are located at Mandvi, Bardoli(highway), Kadodara, Sojitra, Thasra, Dakor, Balashinor, Anand, Viramgam, Morbi(old), Lakhtar, Dhrangadhra, Gadhada, Mahesana, Jamjodhpur, Damnagar, Gir Gadhada, Shahera, Vejalpur and Malpur. According to a release issued by the State government...Read More

Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

March 08, 2019
Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

Chennai: Ashok Leyland, flagship arm of the Hinduja Group, and India’s largest Bus manufacturer, today announced that it had bagged an order from GSRTC (Gujarat State Roadways Corporation) for 1290 buses. This order comes closely on the back of 2580 bus orders received from various state transport undertakings recently. Ashok Leyland is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and India’s largest bus manufacturer. This order would further consolidate its leadership...Read More

Gujarat govt. OKays 7th pay panel for GSRTC employees

March 06, 2019
Gujarat govt. OKays 7th pay panel for GSRTC employees

Gandhinagar:Gujarat government has today OKayed wage hike as per the 7th pay panel recommendations for GSRTC employees with effect from 1st April 2018. DeshGujaratRead More

GSRTC strike concludes

February 22, 2019
GSRTC strike concludes

Gandhinagar: The common forum representing three unions of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) employees late in the evening today agreed to end the mass casual leave strike agitation. GSRTC bus operations will resume with effect from 4.00 am on Saturday. Over 40,000 employees of loss making govt unit were on strike seeking 7th pay panel benefits. The government however was of opinion that loss making PSUs must not be availed 7th pay panel benefits. GSRTC union leaders howeve...Read More

Gujarat govt. forms 3-minister panel for solution of GSRTC and primary school teachers strike

February 22, 2019
Gujarat govt. forms 3-minister panel for solution of GSRTC and primary school teachers strike

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today in a statement said it has formed a committee of three ministers regarding ongoing agitation and strike of primary school teachers and Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) employees. The committee includes Dy CM Nitin Patel, transport minister RC Faldu and education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama. This committee will hold talks with agitating employees and bring solution to issues for which the employees are on strike. It's worth noting that...Read More

Loss making GSRTC staff on mass leave seeking pay hike as per 7th pay commission

February 21, 2019
Loss making GSRTC staff on mass leave seeking pay hike as per 7th pay commission

Ahmedabad: Over 40,000 employees of loss making Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) are on mass casual leave today, seeking solution to their long pending demands, including the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations. The agitation has resulted into disruption in service since midnight. Various unions of GSRTC have joined hand to form a coordination committee to press for solution before Lok Sabha elections are announced and model code of conduct is ef...Read More

PAAS leader and Hardik’s close aide Nikhil Savani surrenders in ST bus torching case

February 20, 2019
PAAS leader and Hardik’s close aide Nikhil Savani surrenders in ST bus torching case

Surat: PAAS leader and close aide of Congress backed Hardik Patel today surrendered in a local court here in connection with a case pertaining to rioting, damage to the public property and arson after which he was sent to Lajpore central jail under judicial custody. The case was lodged in Sarthana police station here in 2016 after burning of a ST bus by mob. His advocate Yashwant Vala said that his client was willing to surrender before the crime branch here but as a senior poli...Read More