The Delhi authorities on Friday accepted the induction of 1,500 low-floor electrical buses in its public transportation fleet, an official assertion mentioned. The Delhi Transport Company (DTC) additionally determined to allocate 10 websites to numerous businesses for establishing Electrical Automobile (EV) charging stations and battery swapping stations underneath Delhi EV Coverage 2020, it mentioned.
The town authorities additionally gave its approval to run 75 inter-state buses alongside 11 routes throughout 5 states and a Union Territory.
The DTC board additionally determined to boost the stipend paid to girls throughout coaching for engagement to the put up of drivers on contract foundation from Rs 6,000 to Rs 12,000 monthly with HMV driving licence.
The board had already dropped the situation of holding an HMV driving licence for at the least three years for ladies looking for employment as bus drivers in its fleet, the assertion mentioned.
The ten websites which have been allotted to numerous service suppliers for establishing EV charging and battery swapping stations are Ambedkar Nagar Depot, Jal Vihar Terminal, Dilshad Backyard Terminal, Karawal Nagar Terminal, Shadipur Depot, Mayapuri Depot, Bindpur Terminal, East Vinod Nagar, Punjabi Bagh, and Rohini Depot-I. Delhi Transco Restricted (DTL) has recognized 4 service suppliers by way of a aggressive bidding course of who will quickly signal an settlement with DTC for establishing the EV charging/battery swapping stations in these places. The DTC Board additionally resolved to supply in-principle approval for procurement of 75 (38 non-AC and 37 AC) CNG normal flooring buses for inter-state operations, it mentioned.
These buses will ply on 11 routes throughout 5 states (Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab) and Chandigarh — between Delhi-Rishikesh, Delhi-Haridwar, Delhi-Dehradun, Delhi-Haldwani, Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Bareilly, Delhi-Lucknow, Delhi-Jaipur, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Panipat, and Delhi-Patiala, the assertion mentioned.