A panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha has recommended commercial use of ISRO’s lithium-ion battery technology under the ‘Make In India’ initiative for electric vehicles, official sources said.
The Committee of Secretaries also recommended that the power ministry should initiate “requisite power tariff and access policies” for enabling development of charging infrastructure, in consultation with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission and others concerned.
Official sources told PTI that the panel has firmed up the strategy for increasing use of zero emission vehicles to lower India’s dependence on oil imports and improve the ambient air quality. Read More…
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