After running 12 electric buses called ‘Circuit’ for the last few months, the civic body is now in the process of preparing an expression of interest (EOI) document for bidders interested in operating 300 electric buses in Ahmedabad.
In a bid to push electric mobility in the country, the government has approved a plan to set up 131 public charging stations in the capital. The plan includes setting up some of these stations at such locations so that electric vehicles coming from Noida, Gurugram, and Ghaziabad as well.
Keen to give the desired push to electric mobility in the country, the Union government plans to aggressively focus on finding solutions for developing indigenous technology for charging electric vehicles in the country.
Union Minister Anant Geete has said that the country needs to “move ahead with E-Mobility” and to go from low emissions to no emissions. The Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises spoke at the national conference and technology display on “Electric Mobility
Should India’s thrust towards electric mobility fructify, the resultant demand for electricity from this segment may grow 870 times between 2020 and 2030 a joint study done by ASSOCHAM and EY has said.
Government To Spend Rs 437 Crore To Push Electric Vehicles For Public Transport System; 11 Cities To Start With
Working towards government’s electric mobility dream, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete has announced that the Central Government will provide Rs 437 crore subsidy to 11 cities under the Faster Adoption and manufacturing of Electric Vehice (FAME) scheme in India.
The government plans to set up a committee for an institutional framework on large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in India as a viable clean energy mode
The government plans to set up a committee for an institutional framework on large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in India as a viable clean energy mode — particularly for shared mass transport — to help bring down alarming levels of pollution in big cities.
India could switch to 100% e-vehicles much before 2030 because cost advantage will significantly boost demand, roads transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
India will stick to its plan of having 100% electric mobility by 2030, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said.