ASTC To Flag Off 15 E-Buses On November 4
GUWAHATI: As part of measures to check the deteriorating air quality of the state, Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) is all set to introduce 15 electric buses from November 04.
While addressing the mediapersons, ASTC Chairman Ashok Kr. Bhattarai stated that both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal aim for a clean and green India. Talking further he stated that the introduction of electric vehicles will help to tackle the menace of air and sound pollution.
It is to be mentioned that Guwahati has one of the highest Black Carbon pollution levels in the world. According to a report by the Times of India, ASTC is also planning to procure 100 more e-buses.
ASTC Electric Buses