KTC reported breakdown of 373 buses in 2020-21, Auto Information, East Auto Information
PANAJI: Even because the Kadamba Transport Company Restricted (KTC) is gearing as much as function its electrical buses from April onwards, its current fuel-run buses have suffered frequent breakdowns. The breakdown report of 2020-21 alone reveals a complete of 373 such situations.
The report was shared by transport minister Mauvin Godinho on the current meeting session in response to a query tabled by Aleixo Lourenco Reginaldo.
The most important variety of breakdowns, 104 situations, have been as a result of points within the transmission system. Issues within the engine, 91 situations, got here an in depth second. The report additionally revealed that there have been no breakdowns because of the issues with the axle throughout this era.
In the identical response, Godinho stated that 408 autos have been bought for the KTC since March 2012. A complete of 127 KTC buses can be changed within the subsequent three years, he stated. These are mini buses, luxurious buses, semi-luxury buses and lengthy buses that have been manufactured in 2012 and 2013. The mini buses had price the KTC Rs 16.5 lakh whereas the costliest autos price practically Rs 31 lakh.
Godinho stated that the projected loss was 2,509 lakh in 2020-21. The income earned in 2019-20 was Rs 20,481.87 lakh, subsequently displaying a lack of 6.19% that fiscal 12 months.
The explanations for income loss, Godinho stated, have been wage prices for KTC staff, bus fares being regulated, the operation of social compulsory routes and competitors with personal operators.