Smart card for buses in Bhubaneswar, Cuttak, Puri, Pipli, Khurda in Odisha : How to get


How to buy or apply for Bhubaneswar city bus smart cards to be used on DTS city buses running in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Pipli and Khurda. Application form for Bhubaneswar city bus smart cards is available Master Canteen bus depot. How to recharge smart card for city buses?

Smart card for buses in Bhubaneswar is now a reality. Smart card can now be used to travel in buses in Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttak, Pipli and Khurda and other major cities of Odisha. You can use these smart can be used to pay your bus fare while you are travelling in DTS city buses in above cities of Orissa. To know more about how these smart card can be used in buses in Bhubaneswar, read this article.

Application form and How to apply for Bhubaneswar city bus smart cards in Odisha


Smart card in buses
If you have travelled in city buses, be it any city of India, you must have come across this problem. Take for example Bhubaneswar, if you are travelling form Rasulgarh and Kalpana Square, and the fare amount comes to Rs 8, either you have to carry Rs 8 change with you or you should hope that conductor returns Rs 2 change to you. But as your experience of travelling in city buses will tell you that either you don't get your Rs 2 back or you have to fight with conductor to get it back. But all this is going to change with introduction of smart card for buses in Bhubaneswar, Cuttak, Puri and other major cities of Odisha.

Dream Team Sahara (DTS), bus operator in Bhubaneswar tried to check the feasibility of smart card paying system in city buses in Bhubaneswar and see how it goes. It went quite well and hence decision was taken to 'smart card' system for city bus Passengers in Bhubaneswar from 1st April 2013. This smart card system for paying fare in buses will solve the problem of shortage of coins or change(as we call it). After this smart card paying system is put in place in Bhubaneswar and other cities of Odisha, you don't have to fight with conductor to get your change back and you cab travel cashless in city buses of Bhubaaneswar.

How to apply for Bhubaneswar city bus smart cards?
If you wish to buy smart card which can be used in city buses in Bhubaneswar for paying the fare you have to buy an application form for Bhubaneswar city bus smart cards from the Master Canteen bus depot or while travelling in any city bus. The cost of the form is just Rs. 5. You will have to fill the form with your details and provide your recent photograph with it. After doing this you will get your smart card, you can be used to deduct you fares amount while you are travelling in city buses in Bhubaneswar, Cuttak or Puri in Odisha.

Here are the few important points about Smart card which can be used for paying fares in buses in Bhubaneswar, Cuttak, Puri, Pipli and Khurda in Odisha
  • Cost of smart card to be used in buses is Rs 300
  • Minimum recharge amount is Rs 50
  • These smart card can be used in all city buses which runs in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri.
  • It is transferrable, which means friends or family members of card holder can use the card.
  • You will also get discounts for travelling in city buses from time to time.
  • As of now, this smart card system will work in DTS city buses running in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Pipli and Khurda.

  • How to smart card system works paying fares in city buses?
    To pay you fare through this smart card, you will have to swipe the smart card in a device with conductor. When you swipe your card, it will deduct the exact fare for your journey and a receipt will be issued to you. The smart will have bar code, which means that it has information embedded in it like how much balance you have on your card and other details. Introduction of this smart card systems in city buses in Bhubaneswar will ease the life of more than 50,000 passengers who travel daily in city buses on 114 DTS buses on 13 routes covering 5 towns i.e Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Pipli and Khurda.


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