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The Centre will issue notification on June 2 making it mandatory for public transport buses to have panic buttons, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

The Centre will issue notification on June 2 making it mandatory for public transport buses to have panic buttons, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

Gadkari said that panic button, CCTV and GPS will be installed on buses under Nirbhaya scheme. Will also explore Taxi options.

The app-based Premium Bus services starting from June 1 will enable people to book their seats in buses through their smartphone on the lines of app-based taxis services in the national capital.

Only air-conditioned buses will ply under the scheme according to which one bus aggregator will have to run at lease 50 vehicles to get a licence from Delhi government’s Transport department.