The North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) has bagged the prestigious Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) Award for the year 2011–12 for its achievement in road safety. A press released issued by the NEKRTC here on Friday said the award was given away to NEKRTC Managing Director G.N. Shivamurthy at a function in New Delhi on January 3.

The award was conferred after taking into consideration the priority accorded by NEKRTC for road safety during 2011–12.