Transport is one of the
wings of Karnataka Government Secretariat. Transport Secretariat, is the
Government with regard to Transport Sector in Karnataka. All activities
relating to decision-making pertaining to Transport are being carried out in
The business of the
Transport Department Secretariat is transacted through the following wings,
It has under it the
Department of Transport, a Commissionerate and four State Transport
Undertakings, viz; KSRTC, BMTC, NEKRTC & NWKRTC and a Truck Terminal called
The Transport Secretariat
issues instructions etc. pertaining to Transport matters guidelines.
objectives meant for public are delivered through Transport Secretariat and
implemented by Transport Department and through four State Transport
Undertakings and Sri.Devaraj Urs Truck Terminal Limited.
New schemes programs to
be implemented by Transport Department will be with previous approval of
Government in Transport Department.
The functions in the
Transport Secretariat are being carried out in accordance with the following
Acts & Rules: -
Government in Transport
Secretariat carries out functions as per the powers exercisable in the above
Acts & Rules. The Officers/Officials of Transport Secretariat discharge
their duties, responsibilities as per, Secretariat Manual, KG(TB) Rules, KG (A
of R) Rules.
The work regarding
service matters of the employees and officers which cannot be discharged and
which exceeds the delegated powers of the Transport Commissioner are dealt with
in Transport Secretariat.
The functions of State
Transport Undertakings, are governed by the Road Transport Corporation Act,
1950 and Karnataka Road Transport Corporation Rules, 1961, all issues involving
finances and all functions to be carried out by Government as per the Road
Transport Corporation Act, 1950 & Karnataka State Road Transport
Corporation Rules, 1961 are being discharged in Transport Secretariat.
The Administrative head
of Transport Secretariat is the Principal Secretary/Secretary, who is assisted
by three Officers of the grade of Class I (Senior Scale) viz; -
The Deputy Secretary has
under him one Under Secretary (Class I Junior Scale)one Desk Officer (Class II)
dealing with the Transport Department. One Section Officer, dealing with State
Transport Undertakings and DDUTTL matters and another Section Officer, In-charge
R&I Section and Co-ordination.
The Deputy Secretary
& Internal Financial Advisor is assisted by two SO’s (i) in giving opinion
in financial matters; & (ii) in budget and audit matters.
One Under Secretary
assists the Deputy Secretary & Head of Legal Cell.