January 6, 2021. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will procure 1,000 low floor air-conditioned compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to further improve the public transport in Delhi, India. The funds for the procurement of these buses were approved by a meeting of the DTC board.

The meeting chaired by Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, approved funds for procurement of 1,000 air-conditioned low floor CNG (BS-VI compliant) buses, the DTC statement said. Funds for annual maintenance of buses up to 7.5 lakh km per bus covering 12 years comprehensive maintenance insurance were also approved in the meeting.

“We have approved funds for the procurement of 1,000 low floor CNG buses as well as for comprehensive annual maintenance of these buses for their entire lifetime. This will help in reducing downtime of buses and increase overall user experience,” Gahlot said.