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NITI Aayog’s electric mobility proposal irks India’s auto industry

CII has expressed concerns over the timing of the move and the haste with which the government is pushing through electric mobility Government think-tank NITI Aayog’s proposal calling for replacement of various categories of vehicles by electric vehicles (EVs) within a certain time has irked India’s auto industry and prompted the Confederation of India Industry […]

Ministries, PSUs, power firms gear up to charge India’s electric vehicles

Significant investment is being mobilised by public and private sectors to manufacture and install electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure across India At least half-a-dozen public sector firms, the railways and various ministries are in the process of creating infrastructure and manufacturing components for electric vehicles (EVs). By one estimate, the size of the EV […]

In a first, govt appoints nine professionals as joint secretaries

The Personnel Ministry had in June last year invited applications for the joint secretary-rank posts through “lateral entry” mode. In a first, nine private sector specialists have been selected for appointment as joint secretaries in central government departments. Usually, the posts of joint secretaries are manned by the officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian […]

Electric vehicles sold through 2030 can save 474 mt oil: NITI Aayog

It added that electric buses deployed through 2030 would account for 334 billion vehicle kilometers travelled over their lifetime New Delhi: Electric Vehicles (EVs) sold in India through 2030 can save 474 million tonne of oil equivalent, worth Rs 15.2 lakh crore over their lifetime, according to a recent report by NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). “This would result […]