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Hyderabad gets 40 electric buses, 9 autorickshaws

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 6, 2019, 12:56 am IST
Updated Mar 6, 2019, 12:56 am IST
Mr Kishore appealed to corporates to come together and join hands with the GHMC to take part in swachh projects.
Meanwhile, 40 electric buses have officially been launched in the city on Tuesday by the transport commissioner Sunil Sharma at the Miyapur depot.
 Meanwhile, 40 electric buses have officially been launched in the city on Tuesday by the transport commissioner Sunil Sharma at the Miyapur depot.

Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) commissioner M. Dana Kishore on Tuesday flagged off nine electric swachh auto tippers which to carry the segregated wet and dry garbage from households.

Worth Rs 22 lakh, the autos have been handed over to the civic body under corporate social responsibility by the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

 

Mr Kishore appealed to corporates to come together and join hands with the GHMC to take part in swachh projects.

He also said that the city can’t get a clean Hyderabad tag without public participation.

Meanwhile, 40 electric buses have officially been launched in the city on Tuesday by the transport commissioner Sunil Sharma at the Miyapur depot.

The buses would start functioning from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport from Wednesday.

Mr Sharma said, “These buses would be pollution and noise-free and are well-equipped with all the amenities.”

Now, these 40 electric buses along with 23 volvo buses would run to the airport. There are more than 5,000 airport goers daily.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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