Mr. N Manjunatha Prasad

Designation: 

IAS, Managing Director, KSRTC

IAS, Managing Dire-
ctor, KSRTC

Mr. N Manjunatha Prasad is the Managing Director, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), a pioneer Road Transport Corporation in India, serving 2.5 million passengers daily, with 7846 plus buses and earning revenue of over 60 million rupees per day. Mr. Prasad is of the rank of the Secretary to the Government of Karnataka and he has served in number of positions in Government of West Bengal and Karnataka, India, handling important responsibilities, particularly in the fields of Urban Development and Transport. Mr. Prasad leads a 38000-person workforce, his highly pro-active management, leadership qualities, and pro-labour policies have been instrumental in furthering the innovations being made in the organisation. He has steered Innovative Transportation and Infrastructure projects like an ITS project for the city of Mysore under GEF-WB, and infrastructure projects of TTMC, IMTC, and Innovative Transport Technology for Urban and Rural mobility. In KSRTC, he has been instrumental in formulating several Innovative Environmental measures, welfare policies, introducing Innovative Technologies through State-of-the-Art bus services including Volvo Airavat (Multi-axle), Airavat Bliss (In-Bus Pantry and Chemical Toilet), Airavat Superia (Chemical Toilet Facility), Vaibhav, in addition to the development of transport infrastructure in major cities of Karnataka State, India.

speaker_year: 

2013

Serial Number: 

10