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Delhi govt floats global tenders for 375 e-buses

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government has issued global tenders for engagement of 375 of the 1,000 electric buses it has decided to procure to combat high levels of and boost public transport in the national capital.

Transport Minister said the 375 will form the first phase of the procurement of the 1,000 buses.

"Congrats! Keeping its commitment to fighting and moving towards clean fuel technology, govt releases global Tenders for engagement of 375 Electric Buses in This is the 1st phase of procurement of a total of 1000 (sic)," he tweeted.

Earlier this month, the Delhi cabinet sanctioned procurement of 1,000 low-floor electric buses, saying the first batch of it was likely to be rolled on by the end of this year.

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First Published: Sun, March 10 2019. 21:15 IST