January 01, 2020 5:59 am
Entering the New Year, Maharashtra has hope, expectations and wishes. The Indian Express draws up a list of 20 wishes in 2020 that may come true if those in power make the right New Year resolutions and live up to them.
January 01, 2020 5:48 am
According to officials, BEST will initially place an order to procure 50 double decker buses to replace the first batch of buses to be phased out.
November 07, 2019 8:55 am
The buses will first be registered with the regional transport office, which is expected to take about 15 days, and then will be inducted into the service.
September 06, 2019 1:36 am
The administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shiv Sena-backed union BEST Kamgar Sena and BMC. The MoU stated that employees are going get a pay hike from September and that a new wage agreement will be signed by November 20.
August 07, 2019 6:25 am
BEST employees had been demanding wage negotiation talks with the administration, which was mentioned in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the union and the administration.
August 06, 2019 9:04 am
The ladies’ special will be launched as the ‘Tejaswini Yojana’, in which 37 bus services will be earmarked for women.
July 17, 2019 3:49 am
On July 9, the BEST had implemented the new fares. According to the new fare of BEST buses, the minimum fare for a distance of 5 km was reduced to Rs 5 from Rs 8.
July 09, 2019 3:16 am
The minimum fare will be Rs 5 for a distance of 5 km while the minimum fare for BEST AC buses will be Rs 6.
May 17, 2019 1:16 am
The proposal to provide Rs 100-crore monthly assistance to the BMC will be put before the civic body’s standing committee for final approval.
January 12, 2019 7:31 am
With a fleet of 3,337 buses, the BEST, which is also the second largest mode of public transport in Mumbai, employs around 39,000 people. It pays Rs 135 crore a month towards their salaries and wages — an annual wage bill of Rs 1,620 crore.
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