The North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC), is the state run bus service of Karnataka, India. It serves routes to towns and cities within the North-Eastern part of Karnataka and adjoining states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa and Tamil Nadu. It also offers a facility for online booking of tickets in association with KSRTC, its parent organisation. PROFILE OF NEKRTC: NEKRTC was established on 1.10.2000 having been separated from KSRTC for providing "adequate, efficient, economic and properly coordinated road transport services" in the North eastern part of the state of Karnataka. Availability of adequate, safe and comfortable passenger transport facility is a very important index of economic development of any country. Public transport provides the vital connectivity in a developing society. NEKRTC is operating 3718 schedules covering 12.74 lakh km carrying 12.00 lakh passengers every day. NEKRTC is serving 92% of the villages in its area with transport facility. NEKRTC’s Infrastructure - one corporate office, 09-Divisional offices, 47 Depots, 122 bus stands and 4356 buses.