Electric City Bus: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will launch the electric city bus service from Panipat tomorrow i.e. January 28. After launching in Panipat and Jagadhri, the electric city bus service will be introduced in a total of seven more cities including Panchkula, Ambala, Sonipat, Rewari, Karnal, Rohtak and Hisar. This initiative by the Government of Haryana aims to not only provide the benefits of easy travel to the residents of these cities but also contribute to environmental sustainability by ensuring that there is no pollution. Haryana CMO released this information on his official social media platform X. At the same time, State Transport Minister Moolchand Sharma will inaugurate the Jagadhri City Bus Service, Yamunanagar on January 29. The launch of city bus services in all these nine cities is expected to be completed by June 2024.
Prime Minister Shri @mlkhattar Will launch “Electric City Bus Service” from Panipat on January 28, 2024.
After launching in Panipat and Jagadhri, the electric city bus service will be introduced in a total of seven more cities including Panchkula, Ambala, Sonipat, Rewari, Karnal, Rohtak and Hisar.
– CMO Haryana (@cmohry) January 27, 2024
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Depot for city bus transport under construction
With a fleet of 450 modern, air-conditioned electric buses, this 12-year, 2,450 crore project is a major step towards a pollution-free environment. We inform you that separate depots for city bus transport are currently under construction in each of these nine cities. The existing depots at Panipat and Jagadhri (Yamunanagar) have been modernized.
New depots are being built on around three hectares of land at the remaining seven locations. Their cost is more than Rs 100 crore. These new depots are expected to begin operations in June 2024. To optimize city bus traffic, 375 buses have already been ordered. Which is used for the following operations. A total of 450 buses will be purchased as part of this project.