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Govt to Soon Announce Rs 18,000-Cr Scheme for Bus Services
06/08/2021 08:10 AM | Click to read full article
The new scheme will provide Rs 18,000 crore financial support for the next fiver years to augment public transport system across India.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman first announced this scheme during the Union Budget 2021. “A new scheme will be launched at a cost of ₹18,000 crore to support augmentation of public bus transport services," she said.