MSRTC-trucks make Rs 10 crore revenue, bus ticket gross sales to generate Rs 100 crore a month now, Auto Information, Automobilnews
MUMBAI: With salaries of over 1 lakh MSRTC drivers, conductors and different employees not paid for over 2 months, the bus company is busy incomes income from all doable sources. On Tuesday, it introduced that its newest enterprise in ‘bus-trucks’ for transportation of greens, fruits and important commodities has fetched Rs 10 crore. An MSRTC spokesperson stated, “Previously 3 months, 780 freight buses booked over 21,000 journeys from merchants, suppliers and businessmen and earned a revenue of Rs 10 crore. That is aside from our common ticket gross sales revenue from buses – which has gone as much as Rs 3.5 crore every day (Rs 100 crore a month) after inter-district journey was permitted by the state authorities”.
MSRTC managing director Shekhar Channe stated that the company was making an attempt to earn most income to make sure that its staffers had been paid salaries.
He stated MSRTC had additionally signed MoUs for organising of petrol/diesel/LNG pumps at 35 areas throughout the state and work was being expedited to begin operations quickly. “We might be working the gas pumps and that may fetch us good income to maintain all bills in close to future,” he said.
Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar had not too long ago sanctioned Rs 550 crore funds to the MSRTC to pay employees salaries for Might and June and for different pending bills.
“We can’t demand funds on a regular basis and have to generate as a lot income as we are able to,” an official stated.
The company has over a lakh staffer, together with 34,000 bus drivers and an equal variety of conductors who’re frontline employees throughout Covid-19.