Delhi govt provides nods for procurement of 1,650 low ground buses, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: The Delhi Cupboard Thursday gave its nod for procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses by DTC and DIMTS, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated. He stated the Delhi authorities is transferring forward with the procurement of 4,000 buses that may arrive by mid-2020.
The tender for 1,000 electrical buses will open in August and they’ll begin arriving from January, he stated including the complete batch can be on town roads by April subsequent yr.
Delhi Cupboard has authorised the procurement of 1,000 air conditioned low-floor buses by Delhi Transport Company (DTC), he informed reporters.
The assembly chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal additionally authorised awarding concession to the profitable bidders for 650 low-floor buses underneath the Cluster scheme run by Delhi Built-in Multi Modal Transit System (DIMTS), he stated.
“Delhi authorities has been making ready for procurement of recent buses for final the 2 years. No new buses may very well be procured by the DTC within the final 9-10 years.
“In addition to, 1,000 low-floor DTC buses, course of is on for procurement of one other 3,000 buses which is able to arrive by Might-June 2020,” Sisodia stated.
The 1,000 air conditioned low-floor buses to be procured by DTC will begin rolling out from January 2020 and the complete fleet can be on the roads of town by Might that yr, he stated.
In addition to, 1,000 customary ground buses underneath Cluster scheme will begin arriving from this month and by December, the complete fleet can be rolled out, he stated.
The method for procurement of 1,000 low-floor buses underneath Cluster scheme can also be on. The fleet of 650 buses whose tender was cleared by the Cupboard, will begin rolling out from December and the complete fleet will arrive by April 2020, Sisodia stated.
Tender for remaining 350 buses low ground buses underneath Cluster scheme can be opened this month.
At the moment, there are round 5,500 public transport buses within the metropolis together with 3.900 run by the DTC and over 1,600 underneath Cluster scheme of DIMTS.