The National Transport Commission upgraded a monitoring building at a cost of Rs. two million, and spent more than Rs. 17 million on the technology itself.
Of the GPS locators installed in buses with a Rs. 79 million spending, 1,307 are reported to be out-of-order.
Also, the electronic boards of the time-tables erected in inter-provincial buses and at Bastian Mawatha in Colombo and Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Nuwara Eliya, Kataragama, Ranna and Puttalam have gone out-of-order.
Meanwhile, a car worth Rs. 1.2 million more than the approved Rs. eight million was bought for the TRC chairman in 2014, in violation of the National Budget Department recommendations.