The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking functions under
supervision of the Home Secretary who is also the Secretary,
Transport. The Director, Transport, carries out day-to-day
management, assisted by three general managers in addition to
works managers and other staff. When the CTU came into existence
in 1966 it had a fleet of only 30 buses; today there are 417
Total strength is 417 buses, 209 buses run on local/suburban
routes, 208 buses run on Interstate routes covering Punjab,
Haryana, Himachal, U.P., Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Delhi & J &
K CTU buses traveled approx.1.30 lac kilometers per day and
approx.1.5 lac commuters commutes daily in CTU Buses.
Staff: CTU's staff ratio per bus is the
lowest in the country: just 5.54 employees per bus compare
with Bombay 10.99, Delhi's 9.16, Calcutta's 11.66 and
Computerisation: The daily duties of operational staff
with buses, Maintenance of Bus ticketing accounts system, Daily
cash maintenance, Class IV employees GPF maintenance, Salaries,
Overtime and Traveling Allowances have been completely
computerized and all applications are running ONLINE.
Computerisation of Depot-III is also in the pipeline.
Social services: Freedom fighters, War Widows, Blind
persons, thalessemia patients along with one attendant with each
category and journalists can travel free in CTU buses within U.T.
Area and concession has been extended to handicapped persons and
senior citizens, students and employees in CTU Buses within the
U.T area. For concession details please refer to
Local Bus Operation:
Chandigarh Transport Undertaking has introduced
Grid Transport System in Chandigarh on local routes to
reduce the traveling time by the passengers.