Chandigarh Transport Undertaking :
The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking functions under supervision of the Secretary Transport, Chandigarh Administration. The Director , Transport, carries out day-to-day management , assisted by four General Managers in addition to works managers and other staff. When the CTU came into existence in 1966 it had a fleet of only 30 buses; today there 514 buses.
Total strength is 514 buses, 361 buses run on local/suburban routes, 153 buses run on Interstate routes covering Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, U.P. ,Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Delhi & J&K .CTU buses traveled approx. 1.20 lac kilometers per day and approx. 2.00 lac commuters commutes daily in CTU Buses.
CTU's staff ratio per bus is the lowest in the country: just 3.90 employees per bus compare with Bombay 10.99, Delhi's9.16,Calcutta's 11.66 and Ahmedabad's 10.33.
The daily duties of operational staff with buses, Maintenance of Bus ticketing accounts system, Daily cash maintenance, Class IV employees GPF maintenance, Salaries, Overtime and Traveling Allowances have been completely computerized and all applications are running ONLINE.
Social services :
Freedom fighters, War Widows, Blind persons, thalessemia patients along with one attendant with each category and journalists can travel free in CTU buses within U.T. Area and concession has been extended to handicapped persons and senior citizens, students and employees in CTU Buses within the Tri-City Area.