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Gadkari calls upon automakers to develop agro-based fuel using eco-friendly vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and MSME Nitin Gadkari called upon the automobile manufacturers to produce eco-friendly vehicles that can utilize the agro-based fuels produced from bio-mass agricultural-based like paddy straw (Parali), etc. A statement from the...

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OPIC has invested $350 million in renewable sources in India: US State Department

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development finance institution of the US government, has invested $350 million in six new solar and wind-power generation facilities in India, the US Department of State said on Sunday. "OPIC invested $350 million (Rs 2,480...

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Mahindra & Mahindra to invest Rs 900 crore more into e-vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Despite policy the lingering uncertainties, the Mahindra Group today announced a fresh investment of Rs 900 crore in electric vehicles (EVs) over the next four years, which should ramp up its...

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Government planning to operate entire public transport on electricity: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2017

Road transport, highways and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government aims to develop infrastructure for running all public transport on electricity.


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Novel solar-powered bicycle to combat air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2017

In an effort to reduce air pollution due to vehicular emissions in the country, scientists have designed a new solar-assisted bicycle that may prove to be a low-cost, eco-friendly alternative to...

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Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) inducts country's first bio-diesel buses; 25 Scania vehicles flagged off

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2016

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) inducted the country’s first bio-diesel buses into its fleet on Saturday.


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Purti Group co develops bio-CNG for vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2016

Manas Agro Industries and Infrastructure Limited (MAIIL) of the city, an extension of Purti Group of Industries, has developed a process of producing bio-CNG (compressed natural gas) that can be...

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