CM H D Kumaraswamy flagged off the ‘Pink Sarathi’ jeeps started by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The BMTC has started the ‘Pink Sarathi’ jeeps via Nirbhaya scheme to guarantee a safe and secure journey for women commuters.
The government has released Rs 56.7 crores for the project. The BMTC has bought 25 Mahindra Bolero vehicles, all of which are provided with GPS and public announcement facilities.
The CM also issued smart card student passes to the primary school students who belonged SC and ST category, on the event.
Transport Minister D C Thammanna, State Minister Putturangashetty, Chairman of BMTC NA Harish, Managing Director N V Prasad and Director Anupam was present at the event.