State Transport in India MSRTC

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-313-4

Library Price : Rs.950

Library Dollar Price : 38$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 210

About The Book

The Study attempts to review the operational performance of Road Passenger Transport Services in India in General, and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) in particular. The bus transportation, the primary mode of primary mode of transport having wide connectivity and accessibility offers personalized services to one and all, who live in the rural, remote and hilly areas. Because of its easy availability in operation, adaptability to individual needs, and reliability, bus transport also serves as a feeder service to rail and traffic. In view of such importance that the State Transport Undertaking (STUs) have, the author has made an in-depth study of the various factors related to it. The work present the appraisal of the STUs in terms of physical, financial and quality measures, which are very useful to the stakeholders. Apart from the usual parameters employed to assess the performance of the quality passenger services of STUs like: regularity, reliability and safety, the present study also applies the unique parameters: coverage of road networks, service level, and type of service mix and accessibility of transport services. for a minute analysis. The study has much utility value as it envisages systematization of the passenger road transport services. It is a much sought after and a welcome study in the wake of the tremendous pressure mounting on the STUs for better performance. The book may serve as a ready reckoner for the people involved and also to the respective Government, and State Transport Undertaking not only in India but also abroad. The study assumes much significance as it reaches to the concrete conclusion and subsequently, valuable suggestion have been made to this effect.


Contents :

1. Introduction – Transport, Importance, Modes, Public Sector Transport and Research Methodology
2. Review of Literature
3. Performance Overview of State Transport Undertaking (STUs) in India
4. A Profile of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation
5. Physical and Financial Performance of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation
6. Observations and Problem with Reference to MSRTC Bus Service operation
7. Summary of Conclusion and Suggestions

About The Author

Dr. P.M. Gawali, has been serving as associate Professor and Head, Research guide in the Department of Commerce, Shri Guru Buddhidwami Mahavidyalaya, Purna (Jn.), Dist Parbhani (MS). Highly seasoned tearch having thirty years experience at UG level. He was awarded M.Phil. from Marathwada University, Aurangabad and Ph.D. from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. Dr. Gawali is a man of commitment, who has been striving for the promotion of knowledge in the field. He has presented a number of papers at various National/International conferences, seminars and participated in university and state level workshop. He is actively engaged in research project and supervising the doctoral dissertations. He has published more than fifteen research articles in International and National journals and books. Presently, the Member of Board of Studies in Business Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati (M.S.).

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