CCTVs, panic button in Delhi buses soon
New Delhi : As part of its efforts to make Delhi buses safe for commuters, especially women, the Delhi government on Thursday floated tenders for installation of CCTV, panic buttons and GPS in all buses in the national capital.
Taking to Twitter, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said: "After careful detailing and system design, Delhi government has floated tenders for installation of CCTV, panic buttons and GPS in all DTC and cluster buses..."
He called the decision a "big step forward" in making Delhi's buses the safest public transport system in the country.
At present, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is operating 3,750 buses in the national capital and other 1,650 buses are being run under the cluster scheme. Apart from this, the government is also working towards purchasing more buses.