“Today, the city is developing. Various development works are underway in the city under the concept of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Not only because of cement roads and flight bridges, but both leaders are also working towards sustainable development of the city. With the initiative of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, ‘Tejaswini’ electric bus is being set up for the security of the fire and for the convenience of women. An electric bus is an important step towards the pollution-free city”, said Mayor Nanda Jichkar.
On behalf of the Corporation, Mayor Nanda Jichkar on Tuesday launched the Tejaswini bus service on Tuesday for construction of Trimurtinagar fire station and Tejaswini and electric bus a special bus facility for women at Trimurti Nagar Ring Road.
Commissioner Abhijit Bangar, Transport Committee Chairman Jitendra (Bunty) Kukade, Fire Committee Chairman Adv. Sanjay Kumar Balpande, Education Committee Chairperson Dilip Diwe, Laxminagar Zone President Prakash Bhoir, Fire Committee Deputy Chairman Nishant Gandhi, Education Committee Deputy Chairman Pramod Tabhane, Transport Committee Member Rupali Thakur, Vishakha Bande, Member Rajesh Ghodpage, Nagesh Mankar were prominently present at the occasion.
Speaking further, the mayor said petrol and diesel vehicles will be completely shut down as the pollution is increasing at the rapid speed. Therefore, all vehicles will be operated on CNG. In view of this problem in the future, it is an important step for Nagpur Municipal Corporation to set up electric charging stations at various places in the city including for ‘Tejaswini’ electric bus.
In addition, fire stations have been set up in the city to provide emergency services to the citizens. In this series, a new fire station has been set up at Trimurti Nagar. Citizens will definitely benefit from the fact that four residential buildings have been set up at the center to provide 24-hour service to the citizens. But today the number of fire stations in the city is low. Therefore, Mayor Nanda Jichkar will make every effort to increase the number of fire stations.
Preliminary Fire Committee Chairperson Adv. Sanjay Kumar Balpande gave detailed information about the center. An updated fire station has been set up at Trimurti Nagar, keeping in mind the smart mechanism for the safety of the citizens while the city is getting smart. He also said that a building has been set up at the center for the fire officials and personnel to provide immediate services to the citizens in case of emergency.
Transport Committee Chairman Jitendra (Bunty) Kukde also explained the concept of ‘Tejaswini’ electric bus. Transport Minister is working through this vision of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to deliver services to the last person. Tejaswini Electric Bus is being launched for the safety and convenience of women while delivering services to every component of the city. It is the duty of the Municipal Corporation to provide quality services to the people of the city.
Initially, Mayor Nanda Jichkar inaugurated the ‘Tejaswini’ bus and unveiled the foundation stone of the updated fire station at Trimurti Nagar.
The program was administered by the Fire Committee Deputy Chairman Nishant Gandhi, while Chief Fire Officer Rajendra Uchke proposed a vote of thanks.
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