Hyderabad, Sept 5 (Munsif News): Principal Secretary to Municipal Administration and Urban Development Arvind Kumar along with Special Chief Secretary to Energy Ajay Mishra has flagged off electric bus at a function in Secretariat today.
Out of 100 electric buses sanctioned, THE TSRTC has initially ordered for 40 electric buses in this 5 electric buses has been handed over in this one bus has been flagged off at Secretariat, launch of electric vehicles is part of the initiatives taken by the Municipal Administration department. He said another 60 buses will be introduced shortly. He said that another 21 seater electrical buses will be introduced by Metro Rail and E-Swachh Autos in GHMC and to reduce pollution levels.
Arvind Kumar said that the passengers travelling to Airport would now be able to travel in an eco-friendly nd noiseless comfortable vehcle. These electric buses are manufactured in India by Olectra Greentech (Formerly Goldstone Infratech) in tie up woth BYD Auto Industry Co. Ltd. of China. (Munsif News)