UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 04:33 AM IST
“The youth of Delhi can play a huge role in making the EV movement in Delhi a mass movement. I appeal to the youth to pledge that the first vehicle they purchase will be an electric one," transport minister Kailash Gahlot said.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:26 AM IST
“This week, we will focus on sensitising Delhi people on the benefits of EV four-wheelers over their petrol or diesel counterparts, and on the many benefits that are offered under Delhi’s EV policy for those who want to make this switch,” Gahlot said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 03:18 AM IST
Once implemented, only the applicants seeking a learner’s license or permanent DL or vehicle fitness certificate will have to physically visit the RTOs to undergo various tests.
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 02:38 AM IST
‘Switch Delhi’ will be an eight-week campaign to sensitise Delhi residents about the benefits of switching to electric vehicle, Gahlot added.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Any vehicle-related document, which had expired since February 1, 2020, or would expire by March 31, 2021, will be treated valid till March 31, 2021, as per an order issued by Delhi government’s transport department on Tuesday.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The Delhi assembly’s one-day session on Thursday witnessed stormy scenes as AAP leaders Somnath Bharti and Mahendra Goyal tore a copy of the farm laws. “I refuse to accept these black laws which are against farmers,” he said.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 02:57 AM IST
BJP workers also held demonstrations outside the residences of Delhi ministers Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gahlot, Rajender Pal Gautam and Imran Hussain.
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 04:05 AM IST
The scheme will bring a much needed relief to the transporter of Delhi who have to pay an annual road tax, non-payment of which attracts steep fines. The scheme does not apply to private cars and two-wheelers as they pay a one time road tax while purchasing the vehicle and do not have to pay the tax annually.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 11:06 PM IST
With the rise in number of Covid-19 cases, Delhi government had in May fixed the number of maximum passenger in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and Cluster scheme buses to 20.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 08:30 PM IST
As per the revised order, it is mandatory for commuters to wear face masks during travel and no passengers will be allowed to stand in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and Cluster scheme buses. The travellers are also asked to maintain physical distancing.
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 05:12 AM IST
The resumption of these services would mean that all three interstate bus terminals (ISBTs) in Delhi — in Anand Vihar, Kashmere Gate, and Sarai Kale Khan — will also reopen after being shut for more than seven months.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 12:28 AM IST
On Tuesday, the state-run DTC and NBCC India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for constructing these one-of-a-kind depots in Hari Nagar and Vasant Vihar.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 04:27 AM IST
On October 1, the minister had directed that no new application should be entertained until the backlog of HSRPs is cleared and all the complaints of customers are resolved. It will be after a month that the application window for the registration plates will be reopened.
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:03 AM IST
The first meeting of the working group was held on September 17. During the meeting, the members had agreed that Delhi Transco Limited (DTL) will be the state nodal agency for EVs.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 02:16 AM IST
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai’s office said from October 28, cabinet ministers including Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia will also join this campaign and will visit different traffic signals, urging drivers to participate in the ‘red light on, gaadi off campaign’.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Encouraging electric vehicles is part of the government’s seven-point action plan to combat air pollution announced by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on October 6.
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 01:53 AM IST
HSRPs are hologram plates made with a laser-branded permanent identification number, which cannot be copied. The colour-coded stickers are meant to identify vehicles based on their fuel type.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 03:26 AM IST
According to Delhi government officials, bulk of the requests are related to the revenue department. Transport and Delhi Jal Board are the other two departments which have received most requests.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 02:24 AM IST
Transport minister Kailash Gahlot said the government is accepting feedback from the public on the scheme, and that final orders will be issued three days later.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 03:39 AM IST
Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Tuesday directed officials to ensure that motor vehicle owners are not penalised for failing to have upgraded to high-security registration plates (HSRP) and colour-coded stickers until further orders, at least as long as glitches in the system are fixed.
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 03:48 AM IST
To resolve these issues, Gahlot said he has convened a high-level meeting on Tuesday, which is to be attended by automobile OEMs and HSRP manufacturers.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 05:54 AM IST
Civil defence volunteers are not bound by any contract, and are paid an emolument of around Rs 730 for a day’s duty. Their enrolment is a round-the-year process, but they receive calls from the departments when their services are needed.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey and Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 04:59 AM IST
In 2018, the Delhi government had made it mandatory for vehicles registered in the Capital to be equipped with high-security registration plates (HSRP).
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 02:45 AM IST
Of the 51,644 total tickets purchased through the app in the 14-day period, 79.4% were free Pink tickets for female passengers. An average of 6% ticketing was done through the app during the trial, whereas the AC buses observed a 7% tickets sold through the app.
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:25 AM IST
This is because the Delhi government is yet to set up the state EV fund and transport minister Kailash Gahlot said subsidies and other benefits such as a waiver on road tax and registration fee are likely to be launched next week.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 07:36 PM IST
The Delhi Transport Minister said if both the Delhi Metro management and people responsibly follow the protocols in place, safe train operations will set another benchmark in the ‘Delhi model’ of fighting Covid-19.
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 02:30 AM IST
The Delhi government on Thursday issued orders to commence Metro operations in the city and notified the standard operating procedures (SOP) issued by the Central government and the Delhi Metro rail corporation (DMRC).
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 02:50 AM IST
Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot said there has been “a massive decline” in ridership in the government’s DTC and cluster buses despite there being a “huge demand” due to the Delhi Metro being shut for over five months.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 08:57 PM IST
Delhi’s Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said thermal screening of passengers will be done at the entry. No tokens will be issued, smart cards and other digital methods of payment will be used.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 03:45 AM IST
The development comes after RK Singh, Union minister of state (independent charge) for power and non-renewable energy, held a meeting with minister Gahlot and senior officials from the Centre and state power and transport departments on Thursday (August 20).