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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off 104 new standard-floor CNG buses

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flagged off 104 new CNG buses from a bus depot at Dwarka Sector 22. The uniquely designed buses feature CCTV cameras, panic buttons, and hydraulic lifts for the differently-abled, amongst other features.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off 104 new standard-floor CNG buses

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flagged off 104 new CNG buses from a bus depot at Dwarka Sector 22. The uniquely designed buses feature CCTV cameras, panic buttons, and hydraulic lifts for the differently-abled, amongst other features.

"Delhi`s bus procurement was delayed for some years but the good news is that the delivery of thousands of buses has picked up the pace," Kejriwal said in a tweet. The initiative comes four days before travel would be made free of cost for women on Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses in the national capital.

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Speaking at the event, Kejriwal said that it is a huge step towards providing convenience to the people and will strengthen Delhi`s public transport. Last month, Kejriwal had announced the deployment of over 5,500 ex-home guards as marshals on the DTC and cluster buses plying in the national capital to ensure the safety of women.