Taranga Barta English Desk: The Union Ministry of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 100 Electric buses for Assam, out of which 25 will be in Silchar and Jorhat and 50 buses for Guwahati respectively.
According to reports, the Department of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise under Govt. of India has sanctioned 5595 electric buses to 64 cities for intra and intercity operations in a bid to promote clean mobility in the public transportation.
Each selected city and state transport undertaking was asked to initiate the procurement process for deployment of sanctioned electric buses in a time-bound manner.
-With Inputs for G-Plus