The Corporation is an autonomous body corporate and its general superintendence, direction and management of affairs and business is vested in a Board of Directors. The management of UPSRTC is done by the Board of Directors through its Managing Director who is the Executive Head. The Board is headed by the Chairman and consists of at least 5 or at most 17 Directors, out of whom one-third are from the Central government and two-thirds from the state government. The appointment of the Directors is done by state government.
The management comprises of the Additional Managing Director, Secretary Corporation, Chief General Manager (Operations), Chief General Manager (Technical), Finance Controller, Chief Security Officer, Chief General Manager (Administration) and the General Managers of the functional areas - Operations, Bus Station Management, Passenger Amenities, Personnel, MIS & EDP, Technical, Materials Management and Quality
The corporation has 44 class I officers, 184 class II officers, 22598 class III (including over 15472 conductors & drivers), 5299 class IV staff and 45 daily wages in a total staff strength of around 28170. Additionally there are 56 part time workers.