The North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) has launched UPI-based payments on a pilot basis to promote cashless transactions for bus tickets on Friday.
The Managing Director of NWKRTC S. Bharat has taken this initiative in order to make buses commuters friendly. The service has been launched on a pilot basis for the buses of Moffusil Depot-3 of Hubballi Division starting Friday.
This new service was launched for the Hubballi-Belagavi-Hubballi route. This service will help the passengers to purchase tickets by scanning the QR code and making UPI payment
NWKRTC operates 4,359 schedules through 4,830 buses which cover on an average 15 lakh kilometres per day. With the launch of the Shakti scheme, the number of passengers travelling by NWKRTC buses has risen to over 24 lakh passengers, from 17.48 lakh passengers earlier.