Arvind Kejriwal signals 100 new buses in Delhi and promises 3,000 more

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal He marked on Thursday 100 standard floor buses equipped with hydraulic lifts, CCTV cameras and panic button under the group scheme. He said that in the next 6 to 7 months, 3,000 buses, including 1,000 electric buses, will be added to the public transport fleet in the national capital.

It took time to bring new buses due to the lack of land for bus depots, which has now been managed, and also due to the attention needed to handle bus tenders involving billions of rupees, Kejriwal told reporters afterwards. that the flag was removed. ceremony at the Rajghat Bus Depot.

With the addition of 100 new buses, the cluster bus fleet operated by the Delhi Integrated Multimodal System (DIMTS) will now be 1,904.

The prime minister said that Delhi will soon be known for its robust public bus system, as it is known worldwide for its education and health system.

Senior Deputy Minister Manish sisodia and transport minister Kailash Gahlot They were present at the ceremony.

Congratulations to Delhi! Together with Hon'ble CM @ArvindKejriwal and Dy CM @msisodia they marked 100 new buses of Rajghat Bus Depot. With the support of CCTV cameras, hydraulic lifts, panic buttons, these are modern new-era buses for the people of Delhi. Gahlot tweeted.

The new buses, which will be operated from the Rani Khera depot, will cover several locations in the peripheral areas of the city.

The 100 new buses that were launched on Thursday are part of a total of 1,000 standard floorless air-conditioned buses that will be purchased under the cluster scheme.