Delhi Transport department on Wednesday approved funds for procurement of 1,000 AC Low Floor CNG (BS-VI compliant) buses.
The Delhi Transport Board also approved funds for the annual maintenance of buses up to 7,50,000 kms per bus covering 12 years Comprehensive Maintenance Insurance.
These new Low Floor CNG Buses would be equipped with State of the Art facilities like, Real-Time Passenger Information System, CCTVs, Panic Buttons, GPS and Other facilities besides being differently- abled friendly.
In another important decision concerning welfare of the DTC employees, the Board approved an increase in the ceiling of Gratuity from `10 lakhs presently to `20 lakhs. This move will benefit all the DTC employees and enhance their retirement benefits.
In a statement issued, Minister (Transport) Kailash Gahlot said, “Today, we have approved funds for the procurement of 1000 Low Floor CNG Buses as well as for Comprehensive Annual Maintenance of these buses for their entire life time. This will help in reducing down time of buses and increase overall user experience.”