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Chandigarh draft policy pushes for electric vehicles, lists subsidy, free parking

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

The UT Administration is trying hard to push electric vehicles in the city. For this, according to the draft policy, they have put forth several points in its policy in order to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Speaking to Chandigarh Newsline, UT Adviser Manoj...

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UT readies to give a big push to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

Replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric vehicles is the main focus of the UT Administration in the next 10 years as it has prepared a draft electric vehicle policy. In the draft policy, many incentives, including waiving road tax and registration charges on...

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EESL inks pact with BSNL

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of four National Public Sector Enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BSNL (Punjab Telecom Circle), to install 100 public charging stations to...

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Power ministry issues revised norms for EV charging infra to boost e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

To promote electric vehicles (EV), Power Minister R K Singh on Friday approved amendments in guidelines and specifications for charging infrastructure. These revised guidelines and specifications shall supersede the earlier guidelines and standards issued by the Ministry of...

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Himachal aims 100 pc transition to e-vehicles by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday. A meeting to frame the draft for the Himachal Pradesh Electric Vehicle Policy 2019...

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2024 target: Delhi needs 5 lakh new electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

To meet Delhi’s draft electric vehicle policy target of 25% share for electric vehicles (EVs) in new registrations by 2024, Delhi will need to register approximately five lakh new EVs in the next five years, a new report says. The report titled ‘Accelerating Delhi’s Mobility...

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UP: Electric buses for four more cities

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

The plan to operate electric buses in the state just got bigger with 15 cities set to get green wheels instead of the initial 11. The state government - under its Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy, 2019 - will operate the buses in Gorakhpur, Shahjahanpur,...

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Delhi CM meets experts to discuss action for combating winter air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Environmental experts met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday and supported the Delhi government's odd-even scheme as an "emergency" measure to bring down air pollution levels in winters, an official statement said. They discussed with the chief minister an action plan...

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EV Charging Stations setup by BHEL on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. Five charging stations in the series were inaugurated by Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public...

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Palaniswami to flag off TN’s e-buses for public transport

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

In his budget speech this year, Tamil Nadu finance minister O Panneerselvam said the state has signed a declaration with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group for it’s electric journey, besides...

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