India: Govt. gives nod for procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses

11 Jul 19: The Delhi Cabinet has given its nod for the procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd., said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday. The government is now moving ahead with the procurement of 4,000 buses that will arrive by mid-2020 with a tender for 1,000 electric buses scheduled to open in August and their arrival expected to begin from January next year, he said, adding that the entire batch of new buses is expected to be on the roads by April next year.