Delhi's transport minister rules out 100 new standard floor buses

NEW DELHI: Minister of Transportation of Delhi Kailash Gahlot marked 100 new standard floor buses on Tuesday to increase public transport in the national capital.

Ultramodern buses are equipped with GPS, CCTV trackers, panic buttons, hydraulic lifts for people with different capacities and other cutting-edge features for passenger safety and comfort.

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Delhi will regularly add buses to its fleet. Our government is committed to fulfilling its promise not only to guarantee sufficient and quality public transport, but also to strengthen Delhi's general transport infrastructure, Gahlot said.

Of the 1,000 new buses that are expected to be added to the city's fleet by January 2020, 429 buses have already been purchased and opened, authorities said.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal I had marked 100 cluster buses in November.