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J&K L-G flags off 100 electric buses in Srinagar

New Delhi: The e-buses will be plying on 15 intra-city routes and two inter-city routes and will run a minimum of 200 km per day from 8 am to 5 pm.

In his address, Sinha congratulated Srinagar Smart City Limited and the residents of the city and adjoining districts.

“Smart mobility to optimise transportation services to achieve a harmonious balance with ecology is our top priority,” LG said.

Sinha said the addition of 100 E-buses is a big leap towards achieving carbon neutrality as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision.

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He also said that Srinagar Smart City Limited is translating the concept of  ‘modal shift’ into reality through an integrated approach to provide smooth transportation to people.

The E-buses are equipped with universal access, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system, on-board vehicle tracking system, surveillance cameras and emergency stop function.

A dedicated mobile app and online ticket payment service have been developed for the convenience of passengers. All the buses are integrated with Srinagar Smart City's integrated command & control centre.

A bus depot is being set up at Pantha Chowk and charging sub-stations have been installed to ensure smooth operation of E-buses.

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