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road transport companies stats

CompanyFoundedBusesDepotSpecialsBMTC1940612234Operates the longest city bus route in IndiaAPSRTC195118,397210largest bus fleet in the worldGSRTC19608,000125TNSTC197220,500second largest government bus transport corporation in IndiaKSRTC,karnataka1961759972OSRTC1974700HRTC, himachel1958196423UPSRTC19477668108Uttarakhand Transport Corporation20031000DTC, delhi1948600034KSRTC, kerala1965569128MSRTC, Maharashtra195016,000SETC, tamilnadu197590310CSTC, kolkatta194811WBSTC1989PEPSU195693810HRTL Haryana1966350020

Pollution Facts

According to research conducted by the World Health Organization, around 2.4 million people die every year because of air pollution.In India, air pollution is believed to cause 527,700 fatalities a year.Engine exhaust (diesel and gas) contains more than 40 hazardous air pollutants.Traffic areas around schools - where vehicles are often left idling - show significantly higher pollution levels outside (and inside) their buildings.Emissions from vehicles are producing around 70% of the air pollution. There are about 500 million cars on the planet and by 2030, that number is expected to double to 1 billion cars.Under standard Indian driving conditions, a standard petrol-vehicle is expected to emit over 8000 grams of carbon dioxide per day while travelling. For a usual commuter that amounts to over 1.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide emitted annually by a single vehicle.Under standard Indian driving conditions, a standard petrol-vehicle is expected to emit over 800 grams of carbon di…