Delhi CM announces free travel for women in public transport
04, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced free travel for women in public transport to improve safety and accessibility..
- He has given one week time to officials to make a detailed proposal for both DTC and Metro train on how and when it can be implemented. He said, the government is also seeking suggestions from people how to implement it.
- Subsidy will not be imposed on anyone and there are several women who can afford these modes of transport, those who can afford, can purchase tickets and they need not take subsidy.
- Mr Kejriwal also announced the installation of CCTVs cameras in the city from 8th of June.