Guwahati: The Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) on Saturday has launched pink bus es exclusively for female commuters and elderly persons in Guwahati.
In the first phase, a total of 15 such buses have been plied in the city.
Transport minister Chandra Mohan Patowary inaugurated the bus service from Khanapara field, Guwahati, in presence of Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries.
The buses under the Bhraman Sarathi scheme were launched by the BJP-led government to provide safe and comfortable rides for women and elderly commuters.
The ASTC used the color pink Bus so that the commuters can easily identify the special free city bus service.