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Pink Sarathi Vehicles Launched by Karnataka Government

Karnataka government has launched 'Pink Sarathi' vehicles that are procured by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and it will use the vehicles to attend to the grievances of women passengers in city buses.
Pink Sarathi Vehicles Launched by Karnataka Government

Details:

  • It was launched by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.
  • BMTC had received Rs.56.07 crore from the Centre under the Nirbhaya scheme.
  • It has also taken up various measures for the safety of women passengers, including the launch of Pink Sarathi vehicles.
  • The BMTC now has a fleet of 25 Pink Sarathi vehicles fitted with GPS and public announcement systems.
  • The safety of female passengers will be a priority.
  • It will also take on other tasks such as manning traffic movement at bus bays making sure that drivers stop at the designated stops, taking action against bus crew when they fail to close the door once the vehicle is in motion, and ensuring that men are not occupying seats reserved for women.

Question:

Q. Government of which state has launched 'Pink Sarathi' vehicles to attend to the grievances of women passengers in city buses?
a. Maharashtra
b. Karnataka
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Uttar Pradesh
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