The Nagpur Municipal Corporation has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) to select operators for the procurement of 40 electric buses as well as developing charging infrastructure for the fleet.
The deadline for submitting the proposals is January 21, while the techno-commercial bids will be opened on January 22. The bidders are required to deposit an Earnest amount of Rs 29.88 lakh with the corporation.
The successful bidder will be eligible to claim incentive under the FAME-II scheme, however, the bidder will have to bear the entire initial cost of procuring the electric buses.
The electric buses will ply as part of the public transport system within the city and suburban areas.