Sindh government to launch biogas buses in Karachi

The Sindh government has decided to launch biogas buses in Karachi under its “Clean and Green Sindh Program”, officials said Friday.

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The Asian Development Bank and the United Nations Green Climate Fund are helping the government assemble the Bus Rapid Transit Red Line venture. “The Red Line is the world’s first transport project to receive funding from the UN Green Climate Fund,” Sindh Minister for Energy Imtiaz Sheikh said.

In July, the ADB had affirmed a $235 million advance to help build up the transport travel framework in Karachi. “The Karachi Bus Rapid Transit Red Line Project will deliver a 26.6-kilometer corridor and associated facilities benefiting as many as 1.5 million people,” the ADB had said in a statement.

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The United Nation’s Green Climate Fund loan of $37.2 million and a $11.8 million grant will be utilized to back the biogas plant and the steady cost of the progress from diesel transport innovation to compacted gaseous petrol half and half transport innovation with the biomethane separated from dairy cattle squander, as indicated by archives seen by this reporter.

Owais Qadir Shah, the Sindh serve for transport, said that in any event 29 stations will be worked under the Red Line venture (biogas buses) and a solitary transport will bear 125 travelers.

The government has likewise guaranteed the Sindh administration of its help in building up the Red Line venture.

“This is a real cause for celebration and a big gift for Karachi,” said Malik Amin Aslam, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser for Climate Change.“We are glad that the Government of Sindh has taken a lead on it,” he added.

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