HRTC Recruitment 2020: Himachal Road Transport Corporation has given the Latest Jobs Notification for the Recruitment of Driver vacancies. Candidates having qualifications of 10th Pass are eligible and it comprises of 400 vacancies. All the skilled and talented aspirants, who are willing to acquire the job may apply within the last date as noticed in the official notification. Job seekers and aspirants may keep visiting our web page for further jobs notification over HRTC Recruitment as given below. Interested candidates can also check further information such as Eligibility criteria, Selection process and more details as described below.
About Himachal Road Transport Corporation: Himachal Road Transport Corporation was founded in 1958 as Mandi-Kullu Road Transport Corporation and later it was merged with Himachal Govt. Transport on 2nd October 1974, was renamed as Himachal Road Transport Corporation. Himachal Road Transport Corporation is referred to as HRTC, is the state-owned road transport corporation of the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. HRTC has its corporate office at Shimla and four divisional offices at Shimla, Mandi, Hamirpur and Dharamshala, each having integrated workshop. HRTC also owns 3 bus body building units along with 3 tyre pre-cure re-treading plants at Mandi, Parwanoo and the Jassur. It has 29 depots each with a regional workshop.
HRTC is one of the first RTC's in India to offer a facility for online booking of tickets for all type of buses. HRTC routinely upgrades driving skills of its staff and train new drivers at its Driver Training Institutes located at Jassur, Mandi, Taradevi, Hamirpur, Chamba, Sarkhaghat and Kullu. Other than regular services connecting Himachal to Chandigarh, Delhi and Haridwar, HRTC operates buses on some of the hi9ghest motorable roads in the world. These routes include Leh-Delhi, Shimla-Kaza, Kullu-Kaza, Manali-Reckongpeo and others. The Leh-Delhi routes operated by HRTC is 1203 km long and is the longest route by any RTD in India with a travel time of approx 36 hours. The roads to Kaza are also termed as the world's most treacherous roads.
The network of the roads had received top-most priority of the Government after the formation of Himachal on 15th July 1948. At present, the road network is widely spread in Himachal. In 1974, the total routes operated by HRTC were 379 which has grown to 2850 in Dec 2018 and fleet strength has grown from 733 to 3130 in Dec 2018. HRTC was the first operator in North India to start Volvo services on Shimla-Delhi and Manali-Delhi routes in 2005 on a trial basis. Additional facilities include free wifi, entertainment on board and water bottles. The buses are also equipped with CCTV camera for passenger security.
The HRTC has introduced the Benevolent fund scheme and monetary fund schemes are being given to the employees. The performance of HRTC is adjudged best in all parameters amongst the Hill STU's of the country and awards/trophies have been awarded to the corporation. HRTC awarded with 'Commendable Initiative Award' for the project 'Operation of Electric Buses to Rohtang Pass and around Manali' under the category of 'Best City in Urban Transport Initiatives' by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India on 4th Nov 2018 a Nagpur.