Women in the city will be able to travel for free in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses on the occasion of Bhai Dooj on Tuesday. The Delhi government on Monday decided to provide free travel for women in all buses of DTC and cluster (orange), including air-conditioned, on Bhai Dooj.
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Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain said the decision was taken to allow women and girls to travel without any hassle throughout the day to meet their family members and celebrate Bhai Dooj. He said all necessary formalities have been completed in this regard and orders issued to the officials concerned.
DTC has decided to deploy maximum number of buses to cater to the extra rush of passengers. Regional Managers and Depot Managers have been instructed to remain mobile in their operational area to ensure availability of adequate number of buses at heavy loading points, DTC said. Delhi government gives free bus ride to women on the day of Bhai Dooj every year.