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Ashok Leyland bags KSRTC order for 3,019 buses worth Rs 650 cr

Ashok Leyland bags KSRTC order for 3,019 buses worth Rs 650 cr

Chennai, Jul 24 (UNI) Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today confirmed that it has bagged an order from Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) for supply of 3,019 buses.
The order value was worth Rs 650 crore.
This order, one of the largest from a State Transport Undertaking for a single OEM, would be executed in the current financial year which would help Ashok Leyland in furthering its leadership position in buses.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashok Leyland Managing Director Vinod K Dasari said 'we are very happy to receive the confirmation of this order from KSRTC. Our ability to bring value to customers like KSRTC, is a testament to our superior technology and innovation, combined with low costs.'
Mr T Venkataraman, Senior Vice President, Global Buses, Ashok Leyland said 'our buses are durable, robust, and employ the latest in technology. The cost of ownership and the product experience which we can deliver is the best in the industry.'
This order will fulfill requirements from KSRTC, NWKRTC, BMTC and NEKRTC.
The order includes 210” WB, fully built Karnataka Saarige Bus on 210’ WB chassis, fully built Rajahamsa Bus on 222” WB, fully built non-AC sleeper coaches on 222” WB chassis and fully built Midi bus on 205” WB chassis. UNI GV CS 1556

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