Hyderabad: In efforts to keep a tab on pollution in the city, the Telangana government will soon purchase 500 electric buses and they would be part of RTC city buses, said Municipal administration and Urban development Minister KT Rama Rao at Mana Nagaram programme.
The Minister said that the government was planning to remove the diesel buses in a phased manner. He pointed out that the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was already using electric vehicles for its garbage collection.
During the interactive session, Mana Nagaram, KT Rama listened the problems of citizens and addressed the pending issues at Kukatpally. KTR called upon the citizens to be more responsible and sensitive towards civic issues. He appealed to the people to use separate bins for solid and liquid waste.