Karnataka’s first ‘sanitiser bus’ rolls out of scrap yard
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It will be used to disinfect people offering essential services
- The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is converting old buses slated to be scrapped into “sanitiser buses” to disinfect people in public places to be called ‘Sarige Sanjeevini’.
- Would be operated in city limits for police personnel, health workers, pourakarmikas and others carrying out essential services during the lockdown.
- The bus was modified at the central workshop of the KSRTC at a cost of ₹20,000. Modifications include installation of sprinklers. People need to enter from the front door and exit via the rear end to get disinfected.