Most of the buses are engaged in poll duty in Jharkhand.
The Motor Vehicle Department has also been instructed to follow these conditions stringently while renewing or issuing Licence Agent For Public Transport (LAPT).
KSRTC MD M P Dinesh has a strong argument to rising operations of private inter-state buses.
Some trains like Garib Rath from Secunderabad to Vijayawada have also completely stopped taking in reservations in third AC to Vijayawada and Vizag.
The Transport Commissioner has directed the officials concerned to book cases against owners of such bus operators and as a result, the latter may also lose their licenses.
The State government on Wednesday informed the Kerala High Court that the enhancement of the life span of private buses plying as stage carriers to 20 years from 15 was as per law.
On the first day of the drive, which kickstarted on Monday, the department removed the music system from 20 buses in the city.
At present, the Kochi1 cards are allowed only in Kochi metro.
However, it is found the buses fitted with pneumatic doors are at the forefront in violating the rule.
Justice Anil K Narendran issued the order when a petition filed by All Kerala Bus Operators Organisation on the issue of giving concessional fare to students came up for hearing.
The average number of women using the hysan toilet is a mere 14.8 per day in comparison to a large number of passengers that alight at the bus stand.
A fact-check by Express at Kaloor to assess the extent of non-compliance found that over 80 per cent of private buses operating on city routes plied without doors.
The ticket fares of non-AC buses from Chennai to Madurai ranged between Rs 1,100 and Rs 1,500 against the usual Rs 600 to Rs 700.
The problem has persisted despite rules prohibiting entry of private transport buses inside the Central Business District.
Operators point out that they have lost a days earnings due to the EC duty.