The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) had invited tenders from agencies for awarding advertising rights on its fleet of buses for a period of three years. The advertising rights would be awarded for air-conditioned buses running on nine routes in the state, carrying over 7,000 passengers every day. June 17, 2010 is the last day for submission of duly completed tenders.
As per the tender notice, these nine routes are – Dadar-Pune, Thane-Pune, Nashik-Pune, Aurangabad-Pune, Aurangabad-Mumbai, Shirdi-Borivali, Pune-Bangalore, Shirdi-Hyderabad, and Swargate-Borivali. However, the routes and number of buses may be increased or changed by the Corporation according to specific requirements.
The advertisement space will be on the windows of these buses. The advertisement displays will have to be made of transparent vinyl or other see-through materials.
To be eligible for the contract, the interested parties are required to have relevant experience and exposure in the field and a registered office.