City buses will run up to 25 KM outside BMC limits


CM virtually dedicates 50 new midi buses and Ahmedpur water pump house

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that BCLL buses would be notified under the category of urban bus operation for the movement of residents, workers and students of areas up to a radius of 25 km outside the Bhopal Municipal Corporation limits. With this, residents of outlying areas like Kanha Saiyya, Hinotia Bangarasia, Ratibad, Bilkisganj, Bagroda, Sukhi Sewaniya, Phanda and Parwalia will be benefitted by the city bus service at concessional rates. Affordable and safe travel facilities will be available to students, labourers and rural brothers and sisters. Similar arrangements will be made in Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain.

CM flagged off buses
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan made a virtual inauguration by flagging off the operation of 50 new Midi buses on the urban routes of Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also inaugurated the Ahmedpur Pure Water Pump House built at a cost of Rs. 6.50 crore. Medical Education Minister Shri Vishwas Sarang, Principal Secretary Urban Development Shri Manish Singh and other officers were present in the program organised at the residence.

Panic button for safety of women
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that better buses have been arranged to provide transport facilities in Bhopal. Transport of buses is very essential for common citizens. Various arrangements have been made in the 50 buses that started today for a safe and comfortable journey. There are arrangements like GPS system, panic button, CCTV camera, online monitoring. With this, the arrangement of panic button is special for the safety of sisters and daughters. 1100 new buses will be operated in the state. 300 buses will be provided to Bhopal and remaining buses will be made available to Jabalpur, Indore, Gwalior.

Buses will run on these routes
13 Gandhi Nagar to Ayodhya Nagar
11 Sindhi Colony to Aakriti Eco City BDA Colony
11 Kokta to Lalghati
10 Bairagarh Chichli to Coach Factory
5 Aakriti Eco City to Chirayu Hospital