New Delhi, Dec. 06 -- The first batch of one thousand air-conditioned low-floor CNG buses in Delhi is scheduled to arrive this month. The seats reserved for women in these buses will be pink coloured. This will make it easier for women to identify them.

According to a Transport Department official, 25 per cent of the seats in the 35-seat bus will be pink coloured. It is often seen that men sit on the seats reserved for women, but now the pink colour of the seats will prevent men to sit on them.

This will enable women to travel conveniently and safely. Marshals will also be deployed to protect women in all buses. The operation of these buses will be handled by Delhi Integrated Multi Model Transit System Limited (DIMTS).

Buses will be bl...