'6,000 Extra Buses Will Run in Delhi From January 1-15,' Says Government

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'6,000 Extra Buses Will Run in Delhi From January 1-15,' Says Government

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai.

New Delhi:  Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai and Power Minister Satyendra Jain held a press conference on pollution in Delhi.

Here are the highlights of the press conference:
  • Questions were raised that the transport system wasn't strong enough. We've been holding meetings to decide this: Gopal Rai.
  • 4,000 contract buses will be ferried, says Gopal Rai.
  • 2,000 CNG school buses will run as public transport. So 6,000 buses were present and an additional 6,000 buses will run: Gopal Rai.
  • These extra buses will be paid in the Cluster Bus model, says Gopal Rai.
  • In the 2,000 school buses, 50 per cent seats will be reserved for women: Gopal Rai.
  • Auto rickshaws will be doubled. One auto can be run by two drivers in two shifts: Gopal Rai.
  • We'll be launching the Poochho app tomorrow. People can book an auto with this App and it will be available for download on December 25: Gopal Rai.
  • We are talking to railways to increase frequency of the Circular Suburban Rail, says Gopal Rai.
  • All bus lanes in Delhi will be marked.  By December 25 or maximum by January 1 potholes and other repairs will be done on roads: Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain.
  • Pollution checking of construction sites will be enforced. Penalties on trash burning will be enforced strictly: Satyendra Jain.
  • Heavy penalty on obstructing buses in bus lane, says Satyendra Jain.
  • Rs 5,000 fine on burning trash and leaves. Citizens can complain through Swacch Delhi App: Delhi government.
  • We want to appeal to people those who have illegitimate PUC certificates, to get legit ones: Delhi government.


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