Full Form of BEST:
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
BEST Full Form is Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport. The BEST Undertaking is an electricity provider and a civic transport public body which is based in Mumbai, India. One of the biggest fleets of buses in India is being operated by BEST. This transport service operates over the entire city of Mumbai. Its operations also extend in the outside limits of the city into neighbouring Mira-Bhayanda, Thane, and Navi Mumbai. Additionally, a ferry service is also operated in the northern parts of the city.
Four Thousand buses are run by BEST, ferrying nearly five million passengers. It operates over three hundred and sixty-five routes and has a workforce of nearly forty thousand, which includes twenty thousand conductors and bus drivers. Single Decker buses and double Decker buses are operated by BEST. The capacity of buses is 110. From 1926, Tata Powers source its power to BEST. Underground power cables are used, which decreases pilferage and losses that affect other Indian parts.
BEST supplies power of 3 phases, fifty hertz and two hundred and twenty-kilo volts. BEST provides electrical services in the city area of Mumbai only. Power is provided by BEST to five million commercial and residential establishments. Six thousand employees work in the electricity department of BEST. The distribution loss of the electrical department of BEST is ten percent, which is lowest in the country.