Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation(TNSTC) – Wikipedia
Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Limited (TNSTC) :
(Tamil:தமிழ்நாடு அரசுப் போக்குவரத்து கழகம்) is a public transport bus operator in Tamil Nadu, India. It operates Intercity bus services to cities within Tamil Nadu, and from Tamil Nadu to its neighbouring states with a combined fleet strength of 23,078 buses as of 2016-17.
It also operates Public transport bus service in many cities of Tamil Nadu, with the exception of Chennai, where the public bus service is operated by MTC, a subsidiary of TNSTC.
About TNSTC :
TNSTC is fully owned and operated by the Government of Tamil Nadu. TNSTC has started online booking facilities TNSTC Online Booking to book bus tickets between major cities served by TNSTC.
It caters to all the districts within Tamil Nadu and also operates services to neighboring states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and union territory of Puduchery. Until 1997, transport corporation was bifurcated into 21 divisions which was later merged to form 8 divisions.
School and college students get a free bus pass to travel on TNSTC buses. TNSTC owns 321 depots and five workshops. TNSTC also offers contract and tourist services.
Every bus owned by the corporation displays a portrait of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar along with a two line verse from Thirukkural inside the bus. TNSTC is the largest government bus transport corporation in India also biggest corporation in the world after bifurcation of APSRTC.
Source : Wikipedia