India’s dependence on imported components for electric vehicles could make the country vulnerable to cyber-security breaches, according to the government’s chief policy think-tank.
The Odishagovernment today informed the Niti Aayog that the state wanted restoration of central assistance for special KBK plan, IAP and BRGF districts, hike of the Centre s share in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and revision of coal royalty besides the special category status, official sources said.
The Indian government’s premier policy think-tank has installed an ABB Terra 53 fast charging station for electric vehicles.
The Indian government’s plan to spend $230 million over two years to prevent crop residue burning is below the spending estimates of its policy advisors for the task and may do little to cut the air pollution that envelops the capital region of Delhi.
NITI Aayog Launches ‘Healthy States Progressive India Report’; Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu Best Performers
In an effort to better assess health outcomes across India, the NITI Aayog on Friday launched the Healthy States Progressive Report. Released by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Ministry of Health Secretary Preeti Sudan and India country director of World Bank Junaid Ahmad, the report is the first step to establish an annual systematic tool to measure and understand the complexity of nation’s performance in health.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was today given an extension till June 30 next year, according to an official order.
India’s Niti Aayog created ripples when it revealed a vision to completely switch automobile sales in India to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. EVs would obviously have a large impact on the environment.
India Can Get All Petrol, Diesel Vehicles Off Roads By 2030. Here’s What It Will Take To Go Electric
In April, Piyush Goyal, the power minister at the time, claimed that India would introduce electric vehicles with such vigour that by 2030, there would be no petrol or diesel vehicle left to register.
The government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, will frame the policy for electric vehicles while all concerned ministries will implement them, the Cabinet secretary chaired meeting decided on Monday, ending the turf war among different entities.
NITI Aayog, which is India’s policy making body/think tank organisation, has drafted a policy for electric vehicles and has suggested that EVs could have green number plates. Along with that, the draft policy also suggests that EVs could be given benefits such as free parking for three years and tolls waived off across the country.