“Greetings to Delhiites! Another important step of the Delhi government towards strengthening the public transport service. Tomorrow 14.01.2022, at 12 noon Hon’ble CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal will launch 100 AC CNG buses equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like CCTV, panic button, GPS etc from Rajghat depot,” he tweeted this afternoon.
These new low-flooring CNG AC buses will probably be totally compliant with BS-VI emission requirements. New buses will probably be outfitted with state-of-the-artwork amenities like an actual-time passenger data system, CCTVs, panic buttons and GPS, amongst others, in addition to being in a different way-abled pleasant, the Delhi authorities had stated in an announcement.
In November, the Delhi cupboard had permitted the induction of 190 low-flooring CNG buses underneath is cluster scheme. With this, the whole variety of cluster buses will attain 3,383 and the whole bus fleet in Delhi will attain an all-time excessive of seven,140.
Announcing the transfer on Twitter, the transport minister stated: “Congrats Delhi! Cabinet today, under the leadership of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, cleared the proposal for induction of 190 low-floor AC CNG buses…”The Delhi authorities in November operated a complete of three,033 non-AC and AC buses underneath the cluster scheme. Earlier in 2021, the Delhi cupboard had additionally permitted the proposal for the award of contract to 160 buses and with the addition of those 190 buses, the whole variety of cluster buses reached 3,383 and the whole bus fleet in Delhi reached an all-time excessive of seven,140.”
The Cabinet had also said that 300 electric buses will also be inducted into the DTC fleet by the start of 2022 and a total of approx 3,500 new electric buses are also getting added to the DTC and cluster fleet.