@sociolegalcorp. R Baji v Kerala State Road Transport Corporation & Ors.
The bench of Justice Devan Ramachandran, Kerala High Court on Monday suggested that the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) be modernised in what it termed as ‘Back to KSRTC movement’ so as to boost its use by the public and in turn, its revenue.
The KSRTC which has been in loss due to the pandemic, shall be improved With faculties like toilets and wash areas.
The court further pointed that, the survival of the KSRTC is vital not just to the thousands of people it employs but also to the general public who rely on it everyday.
The Court had also ordered that drivers, conductors, ministerial staff, mechanical staff, and store staff must be paid their salaries before the supervisory officers.
The matter will be next heard on August 2, by which time the State government is expected to provide an action plan to be decided at a high level meeting which is scheduled convened under the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.