Delhi government to introduce 100 new AC CNG buses tomorrow

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New Delhi, January 13: Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot on Thursday said, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch 100 new AC CNG buses on Friday at 12 noon from Rajghat depot.

The transport minister informed, these buses will be equipped with “state-of-the-art” facilities including CCTV cameras, panic buttons, Global Positioning System (GPC), Live video streaming in case of emergency, fire detection and suppression system.

Taking to Twitter, the Minister announced, “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.”

The Delhi Cabinet had approved the introduction of 190 low-floor CNG buses under its cluster scheme in November. With this, the overall number of cluster buses in Delhi would reach 3,383, bringing the total bus fleet to 7,140 for the first time.

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.

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