Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday, (Jan 1) launched 100 CNG buses at ISBT in Guwahati. terming it to be a new year’s gift to the people of the state
The CNG bus project is being implemented by the ASTC under the Guwahati Smart City Project.
These buses will run in a phased manner and two filing stations have been set up for providing CNG to the new buses.
The two filling stations are at the ISBT at Betkuchi and the other at Ulubari.
The buses will be made operational to reduce pollution and save money on purchasing considerably more expensive fuel.
Earlier, Assam CM Sarma had said that electric buses and 100 CNG buses would replace diesel-run city buses.
He also informed us that the government has plans to replace all the city buses of the city with electric and CNG buses within one-year completion of his government.