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Sunday, July 15, 2018

UP Govt To Launch ‘Pink’ AC Buses For Women Using Nirbhaya Fund

The Uttar Pradesh government has come up with a proposal to launch pink air-conditioned buses exclusively for women, news agency IANS quoted an official. Funds have been sanctioned for 50 buses by union government’s Ministry of Women and Child Development from its ‘Nirbhaya Fund’.

The official also said that the staff, including the conductor, will be women. Not only this, the ‘Pink’ buses will have a panic button for emergencies. This step by the state government will also create employment for women.