As the cases of coronavirus infection are on the rise, under a disinfection drive conducted by the Government of Delhi around 7,877 public service vehicles that include 5,951 auto rickshaws have been sanitised as on Wednesday, March 18, claims Delhi government.
The sanitation drive began on Tuesday, March 17 in the Capital by the Delhi government to minimise the risk of infection to residents of the city travelling in public transport.
Kailash Gehlot, Transport Minister of Delhi said, “We advise the owners/operators of public service vehicles to act responsibly and get their vehicles disinfected on a daily basis so that we can overcome the crisis of virus outbreak. The Minister further said that the facility to sanitise the public vehicles have been made available at no cost.”
The disinfection facility can be availed at all the DTC and cluster bus depots in from 10 am to 12 noon in the first half of the day and from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the second half.