PRIVATE SECTOR BUS FLEET OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
Nominees: a) Kanker Roadways b) City Services c) M/S Aarya Trans Solutions Pvt Ltd.
Bus fleet management has turned into a serious, professional activity that includes equations like yield per seat, online ticketing, life cycle value of buses, in-bus entertainment and fancy bus shelters. Established in 1979, City Services operates 620 buses in the city of Kolkata and the region that surrounds it. Ferrying a good 30,000 passengers every day, the company employs 1352 people, and has adopted modern technologies like GPS, 3G enabled MDVR camera, RFID and more. Providing employment opportunities to under privileged women in the form of lady attendants for school buses, City Services operates AC school buses in Kolkata among others.
WINNER: CITY SERVICES (L to R): Suresh Chettiyar, Business Head, Volvo Buses South Asia; Arpan Goswami, Officer Accounts & Finance, City Services, and Santosh Prasad, Purchasing & Material Officer, City Services.