The World Health Organisation (WHO), under its Solidarity Series of Events, has teamed up with artists and entertainers to spread health messages, share experiences, show solidarity and raise funds to combat COVID-19. One such initiative is a project named The Corona Quilt Project from India will be launched a special exhibition opening in Jaipur.
The Board, in its meeting last week, further approved 12 DTC depots for parking, operation and maintenance of 1,500 AC low floor electric buses, inclusive of the depots already earmarked for engagement of 1,015 e-buses and 230 CNG buses.
The total operational cost for 1,500 buses will be placed before the Board after discovery of L-1 rate by CESL.
The Board further directed the chief of DTC to take up the matter with Delhi government, through transport department, for seeking nearly ₹319 crore as subsidy for 579 buses under non-FAME-II caetgory, along with necessary funds for setting up electric infrastructure after receipt of demand note from respective discoms.