In an announcement made on Monday, the Delhi government declared three day long free rides to commuters in 150 electric buses to be inaugurated on Tuesday.

Commuters in Delhi to avail free travel for next 3 days in 150 electric buses which are to be flagged off by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in NCR on May 24, announced the Delhi government on Monday.

A total of three fully equipped electric depots are ready for garaging these buses informed Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot took to Twitter and wrote, “The coming week will be a milestone in Delhi’s Sustainable Public transport! The Delhi Government is adding >100 new state-of-the-art 100% electric buses to DTC fleet. 3 Fully Electric Depots are ready to house these buses. Let’s come together to ensure a greener Delhi.”

Adding to the environment-friendly public transportation fleet, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will flag off 150 electric buses in the national capital on Tuesday. Delhi Transport Corporation’s first electric bus was flagged off in January. CM Kejriwal had said 300 more buses will soon join the public transport in the city.

The Delhi government currently operates 3,670 buses under DTC and 3,033 buses under the cluster bus services. The government further targets to add 5,000 more buses to the city’s fleet.

 

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