Now, get the KSRTC bus timings on your mobile phone by SMS. KSRTC has launched the M-governance and first-phase of its total computerisation programme on Friday. Transport Minister V S Sivakumar launched the programme at a function held in Thiruvananthapuram.

Timings of Superfast, other upper-class services and important ordinary and fast passenger services will be made available through SMS. The timing of the inter-state services will also be made available.

കെ.എസ്.ആര്‍.ടി.സി എം-ഗവേര്‍ണന്‍സ് പദ്ധതിയുടേയും ഒന്നാംഘട്ട സമ്പൂര്‍ണ്ണ കമ്പ്യൂട്ടര്‍ വത്കരണത്തിന്റെയും ഉദ്ഘാടനം ഗതാഗതമന്ത്രി വി.എസ്.ശിവകുമാര്‍ നിര്‍വ്വഹിക്കുന്നു.

KSRTC MD Alexander K Luke also attended the meeting. As part of the computerisation programme, depots and workshops will be networked with the central office. The information on inventory, purchase, fleet management will be available online.

Besides, information on body building, spare parts replacement, tax remittance, accident details will also be made available with the click of a mouse. 16 modules, including inventory management system, purchase management system, academic management system, intranet, telephone management, court case management, fleet management system, employee information system, medical reimbursement, disciplinary action, TA management and civil construction management will be implemented in the first-phase.

Minister said that ‘Infowheels’, a computer training bus would reach all the KSRTC depots to provide computer training to its employees.

He said that with the assistance of Keltron, computerisation would be completed in four months.

How to get the time table by SMS?

You need to send the SMS to 537252 in the format, ‘KSRTC Start Depot Code End Depot Code’.

This service is now available for selected Fast Passenger, Super Fast, Delux and AC services only.

Note: Premium SMS rates may apply.