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Delhi transport minister constitutes committee to look into fire incidents in DTC buses

With 4 incidents of fireside being reported in Delhi Transport Company (DTC) buses over the past two months, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has constituted a six-member committee to look into the matter.

“Security of each citizen in Delhi is our precedence. In gentle of current fireplace incidents in DTC buses a committee of technical consultants and officers has been constituted to determine the foundation trigger of those incidents and recommend remedial measures,” Gahlot tweeted Thursday.

The committee has Particular Commissioner (Operations) Transport as its Chairman.

It’s presupposed to submit an interim report inside 15 days of the structure and file a closing report inside 30 days.

In a discover Thursday, Gahlot mentioned, “4 incidents of fireside in DTC buses within the final two months have raised security considerations. It’s important to represent a committee to research the current incidents of fireside in DTC buses, determine the foundation causes, evaluate the modalities of restore and upkeep, scrutiny and checks of buses on the numerous ranges of officers and recommend the remedial measures.”

On Wednesday night time, a DTC bus close to the Delhi Meeting had caught fireplace.

Earlier, one other DTC bus had caught fireplace in Southwest Delhi’s Mahipalpur space. The fireplace broke out within the engine of the bus. No casualties have been reported.

Officers had then mentioned it was a really previous bus purchased 12 years in the past, and was operating after its Annual Upkeep Contract(AMC).

“The bus is underneath police custody. We’ve not filed any police grievance thus far however the DTC constitutes a committee that diagnoses the bus and recordsdata a report when such fireplace incidents happen. The committee will examine and analyse the fault, causes for fireplace and if its a fault from the aspect of the producers, Tata motors, they are going to pay damages for the losses incurred,” a senior DTC official had mentioned then.

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