DTC breakdowns cause traffic congestion
A major cause of pollution and traffic congestions in the national Capital is the breakdown of Delhi Transport Corporation buses.
According to Delhi Traffic Police, more than hundred buses breakdown on a daily basis.
In the Samvaad conference on congestion and pollution held in the Delhi Secretariat, a Traffic police officer delivered his expert views on Tuesday.
Presently, the DTC has a fleet of 5,481 buses, out of which 2,506 are low-floor buses, 1,275 are air-conditioned low-floor buses and the rest 1,600 are standard buses.
In spite of DTC paying heavy maintenance charges to both the manufacturing companies-Tata Motors and Ashok <g data-gr-id="20">Leyand</g>.
Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai instructed the DTC to immediately solve the problem of breakdowns.
Rai said that his department will ensure that government runs a campaign to make people aware about congestion and pollution-free Delhi.