North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) was established on 1.10.2000 having been separated from KSRTC for providing ?adequate, efficient, economic and properly coordinated road transport services? in the North eastern part of the state of Karnataka. Availability of adequate, safe and comfortable passenger transport facility is a very important index of economic development of any country. Public transport provides the vital connectivity in a developing society. NEKRTC is operating 3718 schedules covering 12.74 lakh kms carrying 12.00 lakh passengers every day. NEKRTC is serving 92% of the villages in its area (3859 out of 4203) with transport facility. NEKRTC?s Infrastructure - one corporate office, 09-Divisional offices, 47 Depots, 122 bus stands and 4356 buses.