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KSRTC gets ‘India Pride Gold Award-2016’

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KSRTC bagged “India Pride Gold Award – 2016 for Infrastructure Development and Transportation’’. KSRTC is the only State Road Transport Undertaking in India which has bagged this award.
The India Pride award was instituted by Dainik Bhaskar Group and the award was given during the gala event held at The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi.   Union Urban Development Minister has given the award to Ramalinga Reddy, Minister for Transport and Chairman KSRTC.
The India Pride Award is a tribute to the contributions made and excellence determined by the PSUs for building the country in the sectors of Agriculture, Electricity & Power, Infrastructure Development Includes Transportation, Water, Health.
KSRTC has bagged India Pride Award in Infrastructure Development and Transportation facilities, providing state of the art infrastructure such as IMTCs/public amenity centers/ Bus Stations/ Depots/ Central Training Academy/ land mark infra buildings and world class passenger amenities/Public Private Partnerships projects and  introduction of various types buses including high end buses, introduced city bus services at small and medium cities and towns.

KSRTC wins WRI-Connect Karo India Award 2016
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The KSRTC has won the World Resource Institute (WRI )-Connect Karo India Award-2016. World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe,India, Indonesia, and the United States.
Nagesh Kukunoor, Director, Producer, Screen-Writer, Actor, Activist has presented the award to KSRTC’s Project “Organized city bus services in medium and small cities and towns” during the award ceremnoy held at India Habitat Centre, NewDelhi.
KSRTC is the pioneer in introducing city bus services in small and medium towns and cities. At present, city bus services operating in 10 cities with 462 schedules, 7353 trips operating daily 96778 kms and serving daily 3.11 lakh passengers.
The theme for this year’s awards is “Innovation in Sustainable Urban Transport”. CONNECTKaro Awards acknowledges bold, innovative, and effective ideas and initiatives undertaken by organisations, teams and individuals that have changed, or aspire to change travel behaviour, operations and management of transport systems, or regulations and             policy.
Sudhir Krishna, Former Secretary – Ministry of Urban Development, Govt.of India, Rajesh Kalra, Editor in Chief – Times Internet, Prabhat Agarwal, Member – NASSCOM Regional Council and Anuradha Bhavnani, Regional Director – Shell Foundation were juries of the award.

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