Srinagar, 17 May (CNI) : Talking about the fact that some new minibuses and auto service are being run in the city of Srinagar for the comfort of passengers, District Development Commissioner Srinagar said that 100 electric buses will ply soon on the roads under the ‘Smart City’ Project.
According to News agency-Current News of India (CNI) , On the sidelines of an event in While speaking to the media District Development Commissioner Srinagar Aijaz Asad said that some new minibuses and auto services are being run in the city of Srinagar to address the complaints of passengers and their comfort.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad said that the target of procuring 100 buses under the Srinagar Smart city project will be met very soon. In Srinagar district, we are moving towards a robust and dependable public transport system as there was no reliable transport system here in the past.
While regular mini-buses buses will also ply on ‘hungry’ routes apart from electric buses, he said the focus of the government will be to ensure that ‘clean technology’ vehicles ply in Srinagar district.
“We have surveyed many hungry routes that are about 12 to 13 where we will ply mini buses. The trial run has already started. Our focus will be on clean technology vehicles,” the DC Srinagar said.
Officials said that 100 electric buses are being procured under the Smart City project where passengers can also get details like real-time tracking of buses, how congested it is, along with expected time of arrival. (CNI)