Event Start Date:
June 17, 2020
Event End Date:
June 17, 2020
Event Venue:


Even after the lifting of lockdown restrictions, private bus operations are reeling under the pressure of reduced occupancy, high taxes and rising fuel charges. With revenue from the fleet dwindling, the bus operators are struggling to even meet crew salaries. The discussion will focus on public policy solutions to these key issues.

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) will host a live online discussion on the topic “‘Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead.” at 4:00pm on June 17 (Wednesday), 2020. To be part of the facebook live discussion, follow this link https://www.facebook.com/cpprindia/live. Queries to speakers can be sent via Whatsapp to 9946639339. The discussion will be in Malayalam.


  • Dr  D Dhanuraj (Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research) – moderator
  • Mr Gokuldas (State Secretary, Kerala Bus Transport Association)
  • K M Nawas (Ernakulam District Secretary, Kerala Bus Transport Association)
  • M B Sathyan (State President, Private Bus Owners Association)
  • Mr B J Antony (Former Senior Deputy Transport Commissioner)


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