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. 
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