Plan for 1,000 new buses may get approval

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: The plan to introduce 1,000 low floor buses, mostly air-conditioned,is likely to soon be approved by the Delhi Cabinet.

Sources in the Delhi Government say that the proposal is going to be put before the cabinet in a meeting. State Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot had said that the Delhi government will float tenders for 1,000 low-floor, CNG-run buses by the end of November and about 80% of these will be air-conditioned.

Officials said the government would be paying Rs 3 lakh per bus to the private operator every month under the viability gap funding system.


Categories: News

Tagged as: , , ,

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s