Rai said the DMRC and Delhi Traffic Police will be approached in this regard and a strategy worked out. "I have called a meeting with officials from Transport Department, Public Works Department (PWD), Delhi Traffic Police and environment department on how to execute the government's decision," Rai added.
A senior government official said that transport department does not have sufficient staff to execute the new decision on its own and it will approach Traffic Police for cooperation with the government.
Sources in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) said that it is difficult for the state-owned bus authority to include more buses in its fleet.
The Arvind Kejriwal government yesterday came out with a plan of restricting private vehicles bearing odd and even registration numbers to alternate days from January 1 in the national capital.
"DTC has been trying to buy around 2,000 new buses for alomost two years. We are still trying to buy new buses despite the fact that we recently floated global tenders," they said.
At present, we have a fleet of 4,500 buses, including 1,275 AC-floor buses and 2,500 non-AC floor buses, which is not sufficient to accommodate the increasing numbers of passengers.
Government has also decided to run new buses under Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model to meet shortage of buses in the capital, they also said.

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