Sunday, November 24, 2013

Odisha Bus routes and schedules

OSRTC Bus online booking

Odisha State Road Transport Corporation operates under the Transport & Commerce Department of Govt. of Odisha. It is the only organization of the Government which provides passenger transport in the state of Odisha.
  • In 1948, the State Govt. took over operation of bus services run by erstwhile princely states under State Transport Services (STS) of Transport Department.
  • In 1950, the Central Act, R.T.C. Act was enacted (Act No. 64 of 1950) which required creation of Road Transport Corporations under respective State Governments. The OSRTC Rules were passed in 1967.

  • Odisha State Road Transport Corporation or OSRTC is the state owned road transport corporation in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. It is acknowledged for its distinguished service for safe and lowest cost of operation

    OSRTC mainly operates four types of coaches namely:
    1. HI COMF – 3 by 2 comfortable coach
    2. HI TECH – 2 by 2 luxury coach
    3. AC Deluxe- 2 by 2 AC coach
    4. AC Sleeper – 2 by 2 seating and sleeper berth
    The Corporation runs 170 services including some Interstate services. The unit-wise list of services with departure timings are listed below.

    Special Services
    Special services are run by the Corporation during festival time such as Car Festival or natural calamities like flood.

    Reserving a bus
    For reserving a bus the administrative head of the nearest unit is to be contacted. The charges are as follows :
    Sl.No.Charges Hi-Tech
    (41 SEATER)
    (51 SEATER)
    (40 SEATER)
    1Hire-charges per Km.Rs. 31.16Rs. 29.58Rs.24.00
    2Concessional rate to Educational / Cultural / Athletic Institute observing all formalities (per Km)Rs.27.42Rs. 26.54Rs. 21.12
    3Minimum reservation charges excluding detention charges.Rs.3116.00Rs.3016.00Rs. 2400.00
    4Minimum reservation charges at concessional rate excluding detention charges.Rs.2742.00Rs. 2654.00Rs. 2112.00
    5Detention charges per hourRs. 140.00Rs. 130.00