There are all around one,800 private buses and 550 Kadamba Transportation Company (KTC) buses plying in the point out. The transportation department has been receiving numerous complaints about buses intentionally operating slow.
“We have determined to install GPS equipment on all public buses, which includes KTC buses, this calendar year. Motion will be initiated in opposition to bus operators discovered not adhering to the plan,” a senior officer of the transportation department explained.
The officer explained that by GPS, the department can pinpoint the place and check the motion to confirm if any unique bus is operating slow or is behind plan. He also explained that the public transportation technique has collapsed, and putting in GPS will assist increase this situation.
“Passengers ready at bus stops can log into their telephones to know the place of the bus and at what time it will achieve the bus prevent,” the officer explained.
Adhering to a notification by the Union governing administration, the point out governing administration had issued a ask for for proposal (RFP) from competent businesses for provide, routine maintenance and installation of GPS monitoring equipment that could transmit the vehicle’s place to a central server.
Goa Digital Constrained (GEL) will be building the network to established up the server and knowledge relay, the officer explained. Goa may possibly be the to start with point out in the place to accomplish this, a senior governing administration officer explained.