DTC rolls out e-bus, 300 more by Apr 23
Hindustan Times|January 18, 2022
The Delhi government on Monday pressed into service its first ever electric public transport bus that will run on a designated route, E-44, originating from the Indraprastha Depot and covering central and south Delhi locations.
Sweta Goswami

Launching the bus service, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government aims to procure at least 2,000 electric buses in the next few years, and termed it the beginning of a new era in public transport. By April next year, the city will have at least 300 more e-buses, the government said.

"Today, the Delhi government has dedicated the state's first electric bus to the public. This marks the beginning of a new era in the transport sector of Delhi. Now, we will see a revolution where as and when older buses go of service, new electric buses will be onboarded. This is a very important step in combating the problem of pollution.

This is a zero emission bus and there's barely any noise," Kejriwal said while inspecting the bus at the Indraprastha (IP) Depot.

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