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Telangana working on EV policies: Jayesh Ranjan

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary to government, Department of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology, said that Telangana is one of the first 10 States in India working on policies for cent percent adoption of electric vehicles (EV) for public transport. “This...

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TN’s electric vehicle policy attracts global player, MoU likely to be signed

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Tamil Nadu’s electric vehicle policy has attracted global players including those from China, and the state government is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding soon. About nine new MoUs with various companies, including BYD China, would be signed as part of the...

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In battle to curb pollution, Delhi awaits EV policy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2019

As the Delhi government has re-introduced the odd-even scheme to curb air pollution, the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2018 awaits to be notified even after close to a year since it was drafted. While the government said it is working on details of the drafts, the...

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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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