Dealers see availability only from June or Sept.

Yet to take off

Hardly any CV maker has submitted their ARAI type approval for BS IV products to any of the Regional Transport Offices, which registers the vehicles.

Roudra Bhattacharya

New Delhi, May 17

The national Capital might soon have the battery-operated electric buses plying on its roads. The Delhi Government is mulling over the proposal of introducing the electric buses in the city that would be capable of ferrying nearly hundred passengers. A presentation regarding the same was given before the Government on Wednesday by a Kolkata-based company Tara International.

The much hyped project of installing GPS systems in the CTU buses has hit another roadblock due to poor signal and lack of coordination between the company I Build, CTU and BSNL.

The NCT govern ment on Friday told the Delhi high court that the Global Positioning System (GPS) is operational in 100 buses and will be installed in 1,000 more buses in four months.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (mmrda) is rushing ahead with its multi-crore metro rail and monorail projects. But its proposal to build the less expensive Bus Rapid Transit System (brts) has been delayed. Reason: the development authority, charged with planning for Mumbai, transferred the project to the municipality in February last week.

In the international climate negotiations preceding Copenhagen in December 2009, nationally appropriate mitigation actions, (NAMAs) were used as the solution of many open issues and with very different interpretations of what the term actually stands

This policy aims at providing reliable and cost effective passenger transport facility to the consumer in rural areas including the interior small and big urban centers and semi-urbanized areas. It is likely to provide direct/indirect employment to about 6000 people. This Scheme may be called the Haryana Transport Policy, 2010.

Jangli Maharaj (JM) Road and Fergusson College (FC) Road are important arterial roads in Pune. These roads run north-south and connect the Shivajinagar and Ganeshkhind areas to the Deccan Gymkhana and old city areas. There are many schools, colleges, offi ces, restaurants and commercial establishments around this area making these two roads among the busiest in the city.

Shibu B S

KOCHI: Jointly funded by the Centre and the state to give governance and infrastructure development in urban cities a renewed thrust, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) projects are proving to be a blessing for Kochi.

New Delhi: Upset that the Delhi government has stopped procurement of semi low-floor and standard floor buses even when there is acute shortage of new vehicles, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked it to get cracking.