Court : Patna
Decided on : Jan-07-2004
r.s. garg, j. 1. heard learned counsel for the parties.2. the respondent bihar state road transport corporation which is being squeezed by the government on one side and crushed by over-staffing on the other hand is facing a serious financial crunch. it has only 300 buses to ply on the roads while it has more than 6000 employees to look after them. it appears that one bus has to maintain more than 20 persons and has also to earn something towards the maintenance of the offices and maintenance of the corporation and its high class officers.3. it appears that the matter went to the supreme court in civil appeal no. 7290 of 1994. as the supreme court found that the matter was required to be monitored by the court itself it constituted a committee and issued certain directions to the committee to prepare a package so that the dying corporation is revived and it starts earning. according to the respondents, after the directions of the supreme court constituting the committee the said committee was headed by the chief secretary of the state government, it submitted the report incorporating a revival package scheme, which was accepted by the state govt. and implemented and effected by the orders of the apex court in toto with effect from 1.4.1998.4. paragraph 4.25 of the said report/package relates to the revenue generation. one of the questions submitted before the committee was that because of the competitive operations of authorised/unauthorised private buses on nationalised .....Tag this Judgment!