Indraprastha Gas Limited hiked the price of CNG in Delhi to Rs 71.61 per kg from Thursday. For Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, the price of CNG has increased to Rs 74.17 per kg, while in Gurugram, it will cost Rs 79.94 per kg, ANI reported.
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot Wednesday flagged off 80 AC CNG buses under cluster services from Rajghat bus depot, taking the city’s public transport fleet to 7,080.
Officials from the Transport Department said the DTC fleet will get 62 electric buses over the next two weeks. At present, the city has only two e-buses.
These dark blue cluster buses are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including pink seats for women, separate seats for senior citizens, a foldable ramp for people with disabilities, CCTVs and panic buttons with hooters to help women sound the alarm and live video streaming in case of emergency.
While some schools in Noida and Ghaziabad have temporarily moved online after students tested positive for Covid, schools in Delhi say that they want to avoid closing the whole school in case of such an eventuality and will focus on monitoring and isolation.
At least three schools in Noida and Ghaziabad have suspended physical classestemporarily after cases were detected. Delhi’s schools have been operating in full swing from April 1, with completely offline teaching-learning, and at full capacity.
Multiple school administrators say that in case their students test positive, they will avoid shutting down the entire school.