New Delhi, Sep 1: The Delhi government decided to have new 2,000 standard floor, non-AC buses, said by Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. In the past four years, capital was not added any bus in the public transport system.
Gahlot said, Of the 2,000 buses, 1,000 will be with the state-run Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) and 1,000 will be cluster buses.
“Purchase of new buses sends a message that the perception that DTC is a dying organisation is wrong,” he added.
Still, the cluster buses need 10 months and DTC buses 12 months time to come on the roads. The Minister added the government was also planning to introduce mini buses.