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Comfortable Srinagar Smart City travel with Tata Motors  electric buses

Comfortable Srinagar Smart City travel with Tata Motors electric buses

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced that it has supplied the first batch of state-of-the art Ultra EV air-conditioned electric buses to Srinagar Smart City Limited, via TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd, a Tata Motors Group company. The delivery of the electric buses is a part of its larger order to supply, maintain and operate 100 electric buses in Srinagar and 100 electric buses in Jammu, for a period 12-years for Jammu and Srinagar Smart City projects. They are designed to provide a safe, comfortable and convenient intra-city commute across the city of Srinagar.

The fleet of e-buses was flagged off by Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Lieutenant General, J&K, Shri Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K, Shri Junaid Azim Mattu, Hon’ble Mayor, Srinagar, Shri Prashant Goyal, Principal Secretary, H&UDD, J&K along with delegates from Government of J&K, Municipal Corporation of Srinagar and Tata Motors.

Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, J&K congratulated the citizens of Srinagar on the occasion. He expressed gratitude to Hon. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi for the unrelenting support to the Union Territory.

Commenting on the occasion, Shri Athar Aamir Khan, CEO, Srinagar Smart City Ltd, said, “This is for the first time such a massive transformation in public transport is happening in Srinagar. This will help decongest the city, make reliable, affordable and comfortable public transport available to all.”

Speaking at the momentous occasion, Mr. Asim Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions (J&K) Pvt Ltd, said, “This marks a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to safer, smarter and greener mobility solutions, and we look forward to playing a key role in shaping the future of public transport in Jammu & Kashmir."