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CS rides modern city bus

CHIEF SECRETARY Rakesh Sahni and a dozen other State Government officials today took a ride on the modern city bus from State Secretariat to 7 No Bus Stop. From October 2, 48 modern city buses are to be run on 12 routes, which would be monitored through a centralised computer system.

india Updated: Oct 01, 2006 17:03 IST

CHIEF SECRETARY Rakesh Sahni and a dozen other State Government officials today took a ride on the modern city bus from State Secretariat to 7 No Bus Stop. From October 2, 48 modern city buses are to be run on 12 routes, which would be monitored through a centralised computer system.

Sahni today reached the office of the Bhopal City Link Limited, which would operate these buses, after traveling from Vallabh Bhawan. District Collector S K Mishra was the guide of the Chief Secretary. Several senior State Government officials also accompanied.

On the occasion, the Chief Secretary inquired about the sanitation and other arrangements in the buses. He also instructed that every arrangement made should be permanent.

It was informed that the direction of the modern city buses could be identified through their colours. The destination and the next bus stop would be displayed inside the buses. Initially, four buses would be run at every route.

These buses are to be run on the routes from Airport to Misrod, Bhainsakhedi to Barkheda Pathani, Bairagarh Chichli to Lambakheda, Neelbad to Railway Coach Factory, Ayodhya to Bus Stand, Trilanga to Khanugaon, Karod to Anand Nagar, Lambakheda to Amrawad Khurd, Bhainsakhedi to Bagh Mughalia, DIG Bungalow to Nayapura and Habibganj to Jawahar Chowk.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh would inaugurate the bus service on October 2 at 7 No Bus stop. Besides Union Minister Suresh Pachauri, the ministers of State Cabinet including Jayant Malaiya, Raghavji, Narendra Singh Tomar and Himmat Kothari would also attend this programme. Such modern buses are already being run in Indore.