SECURITY MEASURES ADOPTED FOR SAFETY OF PASSENGERS
The following security measures are taken at Kempegowda Bus Stand for passenger safety:
Entry into the bus stand is restricted to five gates
Door Frame Metal Detectors are installed in all these gates to screen the passengers and their baggage's.
Activities at KBS is captured through IP cameras installed at vital points and are monitored round the clock at Central office Control Room
A state of the art Control Room is established to monitor operations and security aspects round the clock
Security guard strength is increased to 58 from 43
Additional security personnel deployed from neighboring divisions during the weekends and peak days
A KSRP platoon is stationed round the clock
A Proposal for up gradation of existing sub Police Station to full fledged police station submitted to the Government
Measures to dispose off un claimed luggage of cloak room and abandoned vehicles has been taken up with the police
Wireless net work has been established between Kempegowda Bus Station, MCTC Bus Station and Central Office to monitor Bus operations.
In other major bus stations
Hand Held Metal Detectors have been provided to check the passenger baggage's.
CCTV surveillance has already been commissioned at Mangalore, Tumkur, Mysore City and Mandya Bus stations. The same is being taken up in other major bus stations in Phased manner.
Security at these bus stations is managed with men drawn from Ex-servicemen, Home guards and Private Civilian guards.
Wireless net work has been established at Mysore City & surrounding 12 depots for better communication on bus operations.
KSRTC PASSENGERS ACCIDENT RELIEF FUND TRUST
KSRTC Passengers Accident Relief Fund Trust has been formed w.e.f.01-06-2002 in order to provide immediate financial relief to the legal heirs of the deceased passengers who die in road accidents while travelling in KSRTC buses.
The relief paid by the ARF Trust is in addition to the MACT claims settled by the KSRTC.
The relief amount has been enhanced to Rs.2.50 lakhs per passenger w.e.f.01-09-2008.
Trust own and maintain 8 wreckers to carryout relief rescue operation during road accidents.