File picture of KSRTC Mangaluru depot throughout lockdown.
MANGALURU: The Mangalore And Puttur division of KSRTC in Dakshina Kannada district has misplaced Rs 86 crore in income throughout April and Might.
Whereas Mangaluru division suffered a lack of Rs 54 crore in these two months, Puttur division suffered a lack of round Rs 32 crore. Mangaluru division continues to be receiving Rs 2.three crore from the federal government.
Presently, the Mangaluru division runs a mean of 100 buses per day as per the security pointers of the federal government. In the meantime, Puttur Division operates 70 buses per day.
KSRTC Puttur Divisional Controller Nagendra informed TOI that the division had not but calculated the precise lack of revenue. Nevertheless, he mentioned that the division had misplaced Rs 32 crore by way of its assortment in two months. “We nonetheless have confusion over the loss calculation.
We’ve to think about a number of components earlier than calculating this. The typical month-to-month turnover of our division is Rs 16 crore. Subsequently, the loss by way of enterprise for 2 months is about Rs 32 crore, ”mentioned Nagendra.
The division was working about 560 buses every day earlier than lockdown. Nevertheless, after the lockdown subsided the quantity was decreased to 60-70, he mentioned, including that the division may resume evening providers on Monday.
KSRTC Mangaluru Divisional Controller SN Aruna mentioned that the division is working 90-110 buses after the relief of lockdown. “Earlier than the lockdown, our division was working round 545 buses on daily basis. Proper now it is just 90–110. We’ve resumed evening service on lengthy distance routes comparable to Bengaluru, Mysuru, Belagavi and Ballari. Equally, Sargi buses are additionally operating on distant routes.