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Delhi to get 50 e-buses in Feb, 300 by April: Kailash Gahlot – New Delhi News

“The first prototype of the electric bus has already reached Delhi and will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday (January 17). Fifty e-buses will be inducted into DTC’s fleet by the second week of February and the target to admit 300 e-buses is likely to be achieved till April,” Gahlot mentioned whereas inaugurating 100 new AC CNG buses in the presence of the Chief Minister at Rajghat on Friday afternoon.

The buses will run on the agricultural route, Kejriwal mentioned after the inauguration ceremony.

Besides being disabled-pleasant, these new low-flooring CNG AC buses are absolutely compliant with BS-VI emission requirements and are geared up with state-of-the-artwork services like an actual-time passenger info system, CCTVs, panic buttons and GPS, amongst others, in accordance to the Delhi authorities.

“With the induction of these 100 buses, Delhi now has nearly 6,900 buses — a figure that has never been obtained before,” Kejriwal mentioned, including that throughout the 2010 CommonWealth Games, there have been practically 6,000 buses in the nationwide capital.

In November 2021, the Delhi Cabinet had accredited the induction of 190 low-flooring AC CNG buses beneath its cluster scheme.

With the induction of those buses, (the) complete variety of cluster buses has reached 3,383 and the overall bus fleet in natonal capital has reached an all-time excessive of seven,140.

Under the cluster scheme, complete 3,033 non-AC and AC buses have been operated by the state authorities.

The Cabinet had additionally mentioned that 300 electrical buses may also be inducted into the DTC fleet by the beginning of 2022 — a goal which is but to be accomplished.

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