origin of APSRTC dates back to June1932, when it was first established as
NSR-RTD (Nizam State Rail & Road Transport Department), a wing of Nizam
State Railway in the erstwhile Hyderabad State, with 27 buses and 166
employees. During the past 75 years, it has registered a steady growth from
27 to 19,614 buses with 765 bus stations, 202 Depots and 1,880 bus shelters.
Corporation's buses cover 68.48 million KMs. and carry 134.30 million people
to their destinations every day. They connect 24,336 villages to all major
towns and cities in A.P which constitutes 95% of road transport. APSRTC
operates to City and Mofussil areas. The Corporation's buses also ply to
important towns and cities in the neighboring states of Tamilnadu,
Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Orissa and Chattisgarh.
entire network is under the administrative control of 22 Regional Managers
in 6 Zones. Zonal head quarters are at Hyderabad. APSRTC under the present
name was established on 11th January 1958 in pursuance of the Road Transport
Corporations Act 1950.