Prasanna Purple has a long history of more than 25 years in passenger mass transit operations and has pioneered the art of surface mobility solutions. We have a highly-trained and motivated team of professionals handling the operations 24/7. We have an array of mobility solutions like City and Intercity buses, Bus and Car rentals, Employee Mobility and school bus services, Hop on Hop off city sightseeing services, Corporate MICE movement, Individual and group tours. We understand the concept of human logistics very well due to our vast experience. Today, we operate 1200+ vehicles of different categories and carry 240 Million Passengers by our city buses and 1.5 million passengers on intercity buses per annum. We maintain very high level of service standards; to achieve this, we train our staff from all categories for at least 52 hours per year. As our Corporate social responsibility we are very sensitive to environment, health and safety related issues and we practice it as a priority.
City Bus Network: We operate Public Transport services in 6 prominent Indian cities under the ‘Public
Private Partnership’ initiative taken by the Central Government. Our capabilities includes planning, designing of routes, schedules, frequency, training of crew, monitoring performance of buses and overall management of city bus operations by making use of modern technological tools such as Vehicle Locator Device (VDL), Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Passenger Information System (PIS), Web based video surveillance systems. We also make use of specially designed software systems like Trapeze to plan and monitor performance of daily operations more efficiently.
Integrated Transport Solutions:
For better last mile connectivity, and as an initiative to provide integrated transport solutions to citizens, we operate Metro Feeder services.
Employee Transportation Services: Over the last 2 decades, the manufacturing and IT sector in India has grown very rapidly, which has created a demand to transfer employees of these companies from their place of residence to the place of work 24 X 7. Due to inadequate supply of public transport added to specific requirement of these employees, a huge demand for specially designed mobility solutions has been created. To cater to these demands, we operate employee transportation services under 3 distinctly different categories:
- Business to Business (B2B)
- Business to Customer (B2C)
- Business to Business to Customer (B2B2C)
We make use of latest technology including mobile app based employee transportation solutions. The technology used for Women’s Safety is awarded & recognised by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs.
School Bus Services: Indian population is growing fast, and it has created a huge demand for schools. For better and safer transport, schools provide transport facilities to students studying in their schools. Under this activity, we supply buses to schools to fulfil their requirement. Some of the schools do not wish to take the responsibility of transportation of students with them; for such schools we provide services directly to students on payment of annual subscription. We make use of latest monitoring technology to ensure safety and security of the students.
Intercity Bus Service
We provide intercity commutation services with high end Super Luxury air-conditioned coaches. We operate on all major routes within Western India from Major cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Indore, Goa etc. Our coaches include seating coaches, semi sleeper and sleeping coaches which are unique to India. Within the coaches, we provide individual infotainment systems. We facilitate passengers to transact on web & mobile app for their booking, selection of seat, payments, cancellations, tracking of their coach etc.
Hop On Hop Off (HOHO):
Delhi: India’s first Hop on Hop off (HOHO) sightseeing tour service, which was launched in Delhi under the flagship collaboration with Delhi Tourism in 2009. HOHO has 14 low floor Air-conditioned buses which loop around 19 major tourist destinations and 100 additional adjoining sightseeing points.
Goa: We are starting similar sight-seeing service in collaboration with Goa Tourism at Panjim, Goa with Double Decker buses (Open Top) from December 2016. These buses will have location based multi-lingual running commentary about monuments & its history with the help of mobile app.
These services have well trained Tour Guides/Guest Relationship Executives (GRE) to assist tourists. Tourists can use these services by taking a 1 or 2 day pass. We offer multiple options for families and groups.
We operate short distance tours by luxury coach which includes tours to beaches, hill stations, forts, and pilgrimages. Along with this, our weekend gateways to important tourist places of leisure and pilgrimage are very popular. These services are professionally managed by well-trained tour managers. These services are inclusive of transportation by luxury coaches, accommodation, food, and are escorted by experienced tour guides.
Domestic and International Tours:
We offer great holiday packages to individual, families (FIT) and groups (GIT) in India & abroad. Our customized as well as fixed date departure tours are very popular amongst tourists. Our products range from Beach Resorts to Hill Station getaways, Adventure experience to Amusement Parks across the globe. Our expertise lies in designing itineraries and executing tours for groups having special interest such as Architects, Real Estate Developers and Farmers.
In Corporate tours we customize solutions for various MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events). We take responsibility from initial stage of planning, including pre-tour familiarization visits, booking of air seats, arranging accommodation at the finest hotels, gala dinners, collateral preparation, technical back up, meal arrangements and event management.
Car & Bus Rentals
We have a wide variety of range in Cars and Buses. We have a fleet of cars ranging from Economy, compact, mid-size to full size sedans & SUV. We have buses of varied seating capacities from 13, 18, 28, 35, 45, 49 to 53 seaters in air conditioned and non-air conditioned categories, similarly in luxury to super luxury segments. Our commitment is to provide timely and efficient services which have helped us widen our loyal customer base. Our vehicles are hired for Corporate Events, Family Functions, Airport Transfers, Weekend getaways etc. We train our drivers regularly on safety and security and other important aspects like emergency evacuation procedures etc. We had the honour of becoming official travel partners of many international sport events including Common wealth Youth Games. We were the officials travel partner to Indian Cricket Team, catering for their entire logistic requirement during International matches.
Prasanna Purple offers various options for road transportation and travel solutions to reach every destination in India. We supply transportation and tourist services to clients and operators coming from all over the world, covering the whole Indian subcontinent. We specialise in multi-size coach hire in India.
We are based in Pune, Western part of India and have local presence in most of the prominent cities across India through a reliable network of own office, Franchises, partners.
- Number of vehicles – 1200+
- Number of Kilometres covered – 95 Million per Annum
- Number of Passengers catered – 240 Million per Annum
- Number of Offices – 30+
- Number of Employees – 4000+
- Number of Agents/Franchise – 2000+
- Number of Depots/Garages – 12 in number out of 7 cities
The modern fleet of vehicles ensures that our guests have a pleasant travel experience. The coaches are equipped with comfortable reclining seats, spacious interiors, wide legroom, efficient air conditioning system, entertainment systems and monitors. A comfortable journey is guaranteed, especially for long distance tours. A Vehicle Locator Device (VLD) tracking system allows you to know the exact position of the coaches real-time.
Safety and modern technology are the very essence of modern coach travel. Highest technical standards and regular inspections make our tour coaches the safest in any matter of transport. Our quality coach drivers are required by law to pass a medical examination and to pass strict theoretical and practical driving tests.
Regular preventive maintenance of our fleet at our own garage guarantees maximum safety.
Crew & Staff training
Our drivers are given regular periodical driver training courses to update their skills and meet the requirements of the law.
A skilled and English speaking crew of attendants is at the disposal of the clients with their timely, helpful assistance and comfortable drive. The drivers are subject to safety and emergency response tests, physical and psychic inspections, trainings and continuing education courses.
A 24 x 7 operational control centre is available to help the clients & coordinate communication between offices & vehicles. A dedicated team is in charge to ensure that all the vehicles are cleaned, inspected, maintained to the highest standards.
Prasanna Purple’s association with GPN
Prasanna Purple is a proud GPN member. Global Passenger Network (GPN) is a global network which connects highly qualified coach operators across the globe. Currently, the network is represented by more than 35 different countries.
If you are looking for a bus or coach hire or professional assistance in organizing your trip, please contact GPN India, we can speak your language, our staff can fluently communicate in English. It would be our pleasure to service you by providing travel services to suite your requirements.
“The Global Passenger Network (GPN) is an association of the best motor coach companies across the world.
The Global Passenger Network sets high compliance standards that all members needs to achieve so that your travel will be operated by professionals.
We are the GPN member for India. If you need group transportation services in India, call +91 968 9887 968 or simply email your requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and then we can handle your request for you.
With members currently in 35 different countries, for all your group transportation needs abroad, you can be sure that, you will receive the same high standards of service and quality of vehicles that you are used to in our own country.
The Global Passenger Network – making group transport easy!”