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Delhi Govt policy gives bus aggregators the green light

The Delhi Government has given the green light to premium bus services based on mobile apps, to encourage car users to use public transport, reports YourStory. The initiative is aimed to support Delhi’s odd-even scheme to reduce pollution in the city. The app-based platform will let users book seats in the bus up to 5 minutes before departure, post which buses have to freeze bookings and display the list of passengers. As per the new policy, cab aggregators like Ola and Uber can also apply for the bus permit. Companies will need to install 2 CCTV cameras, WiFi and GPS in each bus other than providing a panic button on their apps, to get a permit. The registrations of such buses will start from the 1st of June. The bus aggregators will be free to determine the route they want…

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