From today 29 October, women can travel in DTC and cluster buses for free

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On 15th August during his Independence Day speech, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the free-ride service for women in both DTC and cluster buses will be started from October 29.
Under the cluster scheme of the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System, there are around 3,700 DTC buses. According to latest official figures, the public buses in Delhi carry over 45 lakh passengers each day.
According to Kialash Gahlot, the transport minister of Delhi – 30 per cent of travellers in DTC and cluster buses are women.
The facility of free-ride for women will also be available in Noida-NCR service, airport and other special services operated by the DTC and cluster scheme operators.

Tweeting on implementing the free-ride scheme, transport minister Kailash Gahlot said, “Historic day for Delhi!!! Females will travel free in all Buses from 29.10.19. Notification has been issued. Delhi Govt under dynamic leadership of Honble Cm @ArvindKejriwal stands committed to ensure safety and security of Female passengers in Buses.”

According to the government, if women employees of the Delhi government and local bodies opt for free ride in DTC and cluster buses, then they will not be entitled for transport allowance.
In June, Kejriwal also stated for the free ride scheme in Delhi Metro trains, however, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) sought time to implement the same.