North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) is a West Bengalstate governmentundertaken transport corporation. It plys buses in North Bengal and other parts of West Bengal to Kolkata. NBSTC owns many depots in West Bengal to station their buses.This organisation was inaugurated by the then King of cooch behar His Highness Jagaddipendra Narayan Bhup Bahadur Lt.Col. in a bright sunny 1st April morning in the year 1945.Started with three buses and trucks; initially operated "Royal Mail" service and slowly introduced its passenger version to Mansai Ghat,Burnish Ghat,Alipurduar,Tufangaunge etc.The vehicles were of 'Thames and Chevrolet'make,later came 'Ford' makes.Thanks to the far farsightedness of erstwhile rulers, this organisation provided and still providing lively hood and means of transport. To scores of peoples of North Bengal Region and lower Assam.As a matter of fact it is most probably the oldest STU in India.It is deeply weaved with the social,financial, cultural life of the peoples of this region.No other organisation,no matter how strong it is? Can barely match with NBSTC,in terms of impact on life of the peoples of this region.The new Trinamool Govt in west bengal is taking extra care to restore its pride lost during long leftist rule.Appointed energetic,man of task,towering Rabindranath Ghosh mla as the new Chairman of NBSTC.