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    TSRTC has introduced eco-friendly non-AC electric green metro express buses in Hyderabad for the first time. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Deputy Chief Minister Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu, along with Ministers Ponnam Prabhakar and Komati Venkat Reddy, who flagged off a total of 22 electric green metro express buses at the B R Ambedkar Statue on NTR Marg.

    These 12-meter-long buses have ergonomically designed seating for 35 passengers and can travel up to 225 km on a single charge. They offer full charging within three to four hours and have onboard cell phone charging facilities. Operating entirely on electricity with zero emissions, the buses feature front and rear air suspensions for passenger comfort.

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    Bhatti Vikramarka highlighted the success of TSRTC with the implementation of the Mahalakshmi scheme, which provides free bus travel for women. He mentioned the recent salary revision and fitment announcement for RTC staff, showing the government’s support for the development of TSRTC.

    Transport Minister Ponnam Prabhakar thanked RTC staff for their hard work and expressed that the government is prioritizing their protection and welfare. Minister Komati Reddy Venkat Reddy praised the dedication and discipline of TSRTC staff in ensuring safe transportation for thousands of people daily.

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    TSRTC MD VC Sajjanar expressed gratitude for the government’s support and announced plans to utilize more buses under the Mahalakshmi scheme. The company aims to procure 2,515 buses in the coming months with government assistance. Other officials, including Khairtabad MLA Danam Nagender and Transport Commissioner Jyoti Buddha Prakash, were also present at the inauguration.

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