New electric buses to run on old fare in 14 cities of UP

Service of electric buses will be operated to reduce the increasing pollution and improve the environment.

Trial of electric buses started in Lucknow, 700 electric buses will be operated in 14 cities.

Urban Development Minister Ashutosh Tandon flagged off the trial run of prototype buses.

Service of electric buses will be operated to reduce the increasing pollution and improve the environment.

Trial of electric buses started in Lucknow, 700 electric buses will be operated in 14 cities.

Lucknow. 20 July: The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh is going to operate electric buses in 14 cities to reduce the increasing pollution and improve the environment. In order to provide comfortable and cheap travel facility to the people of the state, the fare of these buses has been kept at par with ordinary buses.

This was announced by Urban Development Minister Ashutosh Tandon in the capital on Tuesday.

In the program organized at 1090 crossroads, he said that the government is making rapid efforts to modernize the urban transport services and provide convenient travel to the passengers. The government plans to operate 700 electric buses in 14 other major cities of the state including Lucknow.

“For this, the work is being completed at a fast pace by the officials of the Directorate of Urban Transport. Trial of these buses has been started for one month in Lucknow. Ajit Singh, Joint Secretary, Directorate of Urban Development said that the operation of electric buses would be started soon after the proposal was passed in the meeting of the Divisional Commissioner,” he added.

UP will be the first state to operate such a large number of electric buses as compared to other states. 965 crore has been spent in the plan of operation of electric buses by the state government. These buses will be air conditioned, comfortable and free from noise and air pollution.

Electric buses will ply in these 14 cities of the state: – 100-100 in Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, 50-50 in Varanasi, Prayagraj, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Mathura-Vrindavan, Shahjahanpur, Jhansi, Moradabad, Gorakhpur, Aligarh and Bareilly. 25-25 electric buses will be operated

Electric buses will be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities: – There will be panic buttons, with air-condition, pollution will be zero, noise pollution will be relieved, will run with state-of-the-art technology, travel will be convenient, live tracking will be done, LED screen will be installed, CCTV camera Bus and passengers can be monitored from

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