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Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation Kumbakonam Ltd

The Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam) Ltd., with Headquarters at Kumbakonam, formerly known as Cholan Roadways Corporation Limited, was formed on 01.03.1972 with 178 buses taken over from two major private operators. viz. Sri Rama Vilas Bus Service Ltd., and M/s. Raman & Raman Pvt. Ltd., Kumbakonam with 1500 employees for the purpose of rendering efficient, economic, adequate and proper bus transport facilities to the public.

Gradually, it grew in size and when its fleet strength became 901, it was bifurcated on 31.03.1985, by forming two separate Corporation viz. Cholan Roadways Corporation with Head Quarters at Kumbakonam. Dheeran Chinnamalai Transport Corporation Ltd., Trichy, with Head Quarters at Tiruchirapalli.

However on 30.12.2003, M/s. Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam Division-II) Ltd., Trichy erstwhile Dheeran Chinnamalai Transport Corporation, Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam Division-III) Ltd., Karaikkudi erstwhile Marudhu pandiyar Transport Corporation Ltd., and Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam Division-IV) Ltd.,Pudukkotai erstwhile Veeran Alagumuthu Transport Corporation Ltd., were merged with Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam Division–I) Limited, Kumbakonam and subsequently the name of the resulting Corporation was renamed as Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam) Limited, Kumbakonam.

The amalgamated Corporation has six regions namely Kumbakonam, Trichy, Karur, Pudukottai, Karaikudi and Nagapattinam. The Regions are headed by General Managers, who are supported by Team of Officers in Commercial, Technical, Operation, Accounts and Audit. The Corporation is serving 27.46 lakhs passengers per day.

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Department Corporation (Kumbakonam) Limited, Kumbakonam is headed by its Managing Director. The Corporate Office is located at No.27, New Railway Station Road, Kumbakonam.

The Operational jurisdiction of the Corporation spread over in 12 Revenue Districts and Inter-State bus operation to Pondicherry, Karaikkal. Since, the World famous Veilankanni Shrine, World heritage monument Thanjai Prahadeeswarar Temple, Srirengam Temple, Navagraha Temples, Samayapuram, Swamimalai located in our operational area, it has the unique operation to these Pilgrim centers on auspicious days.

Fleet strength

Type of Service No.of Buses
Town 1257
Moffusil 1927
Spare 254
Total 3438

Board of Directors

Thiru K. Phanindra Reddy, IAS Principal Secretary to Government, Transport Department
Chairman of STUs
Thiru T.N.Venkatesh, I.A.S., Special Secretary to Government, Transport Department
Thiru C.R.Balaji, B.SC., MCA, MBA, ACMA, ACS, Joint Director,Finance (BPE) Department, Finance Department
Thiru V. Venkatarajan, M. Com., A.C.MA., PGDFM., Joint Managing Director - TDFC
Thiru K. Elangovan, B.E., PGDEA., Managing Director - SETC
Thiru S. Joseph Diaz, B.E., M.Sc., Managing Director - TNSTC (Villupuram)
Thiru P. Thiruvambalam Pillai, B.E., Managing Director - TNSTC (Coimbatore)
Thiru R. Ponmudi, B.E.,M.B.A., D.I.S., D.L.A., Managing Director - TNSTC (Salem)
Thiru R. Mohan, B.E., Managing Director - TNSTC (Tiruneveli)
Thiru A. Arumugham, B.E., Managing Director - TNSTC (Madurai)
Thiru S.Ragunanthan Independent Director, Chartered Accountant
Tmt Kavitha Gulacha Woman Director cum Independent Director
Thiru R.Krishnasamy Superintending Engineer
Thiru S.S. Rajmohan, B.E., Managing Director - TNSTC (Kumbakonam)

Contact Details

Managing Director
27, Railway station new road,
Thanjavur - 612001.
Contact : 0435-2400351
Email :
Region Details
Region Address Contact No Email
Kumbakonam General Manager
27, Railway station new road,
Thanjavur - 612001.
Nagapattinam General Manager
140, Public Office road,
Nagapattinam - 611001
Trichy General Manager
Opp.To.New Collector Office,
Karur General Manager
Karaikudi General Manager
Kovilur Road,
Sivagangai - 630 001
04565 -234125-26
Pudukottai General Manager
51/1, Pillai Thanner Pandal,
Thirumayam Road,
Pudukkottai – 622 001
04322 -266111

Operational Area