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Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

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Sixty one (61) State Transport Undertakings (STUs), which are members of  Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU), are operating 1,45,747 buses, out of which 51043 buses have facility for boarding and deboarding for persons with disabilities.

The following initiatives have been taken by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to achieve the targets fixed in Accessible India Campaign:

  1. Circular regarding procedure for alteration in Motor Vehicles to facilitate the mobility of physically challenged persons
  2. Advisory regarding procedure for guidelines for granting registration certificates to differently abled persons and providing driving license for persons having monocular visions
  3. Advisories and letters issued to States/UTs from time to time, giving the following directions to  STUs to achieve targets of Accessible India Campaign :
  1. 25% of Government owned public transport vehicles should be made fully accessible by March 2019
  2. All bus stops/ terminals/ ports should be made accessible
  3. Facilities for speedy licensing and registration may be provided to differently abled persons.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Accessible India Campaign Section (AIC) is the nodal agency of Government of India.

Central Advisory Board (CAB) in r/o AIC has fixed target of 10% by March 2018. The target was revised by Committee of Secretaries in its meeting dt. 2.4.2018 to 25% by March 2019.   Information in respect of 61 STUs is attached as Annexure.

ANNEXURE REGARDING DISABLED FRIENDLY BUSES 

S.No.Name of the STUTotal No. of BusesNumber ofAccessible Buses
1.   GSRTC80062000
2.   APSRTC1169664
3.   BMTC66646664
4.   NEKRTC4714265
5.   NWKRTC5080822
6.   SETC1164815
7.   DTC37623762
8.   Jaipur City TSL293293
9.   DIMTS28471168
10.   RSRTC48780
11.   TN-KUMB34713471
12.   TN-TNV1762406
13.   NMMT397397
14.   OSRTC4360
15.   TN-MDU2166419
16.   MTC-Ch34761673
17.   Kadamba TCL54046
18.   TN-VPM33731140
19.   TN-CBE28501058
20.   ST HARYANA36300
21.   NB STC96528
22.   TN-SALEM2131860
23.   Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Deptt2550
24.   Bihar State Road Transport Corporation414105
25.   Himachal State Road Transport Corp.300085
26.   J&K State Road Transport Corporation5700
27.   Meghalaya Transport Corporation620
28.   Mizoram State Transport400
29.   Nagaland State Transport2325
30.   Pepsu Road Transport Corporation104520
31.   State Transport Punjab6460
32.   Punjab State Bus Stand Management Co.              11160
33.   Sikkim Nationalised Transport970
34.   Telangana State Road Tpt. Corp9691122
35.   Tripura Road Transport630
36.   U.P. State Road Transport Corp.92195692
37.   Uttarakhand Transport Corporation12250
38.   South Bengal State Transport Corporation6610
39.   West Bengal TCL810724
40.   Andaman & Nicobar Administration257257
41.   Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service741650
42.   BEST Undertaking3573365
43.   Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd.19581116
44.   Kohlapur Municipal Transport13575
45.   Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Transport Undertaking6149
46.   Sholapur MTU4435
47.   Thane MTU364140
48.   Bhubaneshwar-Puri Tpt. Services Ltd (CURT)200100
49.   Lucknow City Services Ltd.260260
50.   Meerut City Tpt. Services Ltd120120
51.   Allahabad City Tpt. Services Ltd.127127
52.   Varanasi City Tpt. Services Ltd.130130
53.   Agra-Mathura Tpt. Services Ltd.230230
54.   Kanpur City Tpt. Services Ltd.270270
55.   Chandigarh Transport Undertaking587298
56.   Puducherry Road Transport Corporation11010
57.   Kerala Road Transport Corporation54895451
58.   Kerala Urban Road Tpt. Corpn (A subsidiary of Kerala SRTC)719719
59.   KAR SRTC8202101
60.   MSRTC179008336
61.   Assam STC823100
TOTAL14574751043*

             * Includes 8695 fully accessible buses.

  This information was given by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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