In India earlier this year the Department of Heavy Industry, under the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, had granted the purchase for 5,595 electric buses to be deployed in no less then 64 cities. This as a result of India's FAME-II program to promote clean and sustainable public transport. Now Brihan-Mumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has issued a tender for the supply and operation of 140 single decker AC electric buses and 200 midi AC electric buses for the city of Mumbai. The last date for the submission of bids is January 7, 2020.
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