Gadkari launches women safety ensuring Nirbhaya buses

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Women passenger’s safety ensuring twenty Nirbhaya buses of Rajasthan State Transport Corporation has launched by Central Road Transport and Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday.

“Certain unfortunate incidents in the recent past have forced the ministry to take this step, so that women travelling in buses are more safe,” Gadkari said.nitin gadkari-wefornewsNirbhaya bus features includes Vehicle Tracking System (VTS), CCTV and panic buttons on every seat.

“The VTS and the panic buttons will enable the police to know the exact location of the bus and provide prompt assistance,” he said.

Gadkari said measures in this regard will be given to other states in due course of time, adding that buses in the future should be manufactured with such safety features to contain anti-social elements.Panic_Button-wefornewsAfter June 2, the ministry will issue a notification mandating public vehicles with a seating capacity of more than 23 seats to fix closed-circuit television, VTS and panic buttons while vehicles below 23 seats will be asked to install VTS and emergency buttons, the statement added.

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