New Delhi. Soon more sparkling electric buses will be introduced on the roads of Delhi. The Transport Department of Delhi Government has started the tender process in this regard. Tenders have been issued for the purchase of 140 electric buses. Earlier, tenders were issued by the department for the purchase of 190 E-Buses. That is, soon 320 electric buses will be put on the roads under the cluster scheme.
Let us inform that the Delhi government has approved the purchase of a total of 1,000 low floor electric buses. The Delhi Cabinet had approved the purchase of these buses under the Cluster Scheme in March, 2019. But even after many efforts, these buses have not been procured so far. Even before this, tenders have been done twice for the purchase of these buses.
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Meanwhile, if seen, these e-buses will not be procured by the Delhi Transport Department but by the private companies. This purchase will be done under the cluster scheme only. It is said that efforts are being made to buy these e-buses from the year 2018. But due to some constraints they could not be purchased. At the same time, on the instructions of Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, the department has now further accelerated the process of buying these e-buses.
According to the information, the tender for the purchase of 190 E buses was issued by the Transport Department on October 2 last. According to official sources, these buses will be brought under the Central Government’s Fast Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) FAME-II scheme. Under this scheme, the government will give a subsidy of 75 lakhs per bus or 60 percent of the total cost of the bus. In this it will be seen that for which of the two the amount is less.
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