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India to become 100% e-vehicle nation by 2030

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The increasing emissions across the world have forced all the nations to move towards renewable energies and adopt measures to bring down the pollution. As a part of these measures India has planned to promote the use of electricity operated vehicles.

Flash points

  • India have decided to provide electricity operated cars at zero down payment making it as a 100% e-vehicle nation by 2030
  • Piyush Goyal also told that they don’t need support from neither the government nor the people
  • They have planned to obtain the cost by saving the use of petroleum products in return
  • A group has been formed under the leadership of Road minister, Nitin Gadkari
  • This group consists of Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on its board.India to become 100% e-vehicle nation by 2030
  • They have planned to meet by the first week of April and decide on the scheme that aims to make India a 100% e-vehicle nation
  • If implemented this scheme will be the first of its kind in the world and India will lead the nations

Other energy saving schemes

  • Previously , the government implemented the LED scheme by providing LED bulbs at the cost of 41 against the market rate of 300
  • The Domestic Efficient Light Programme(DELP) implemented last year has provided 31 crore LED lamps
  • The Power ministry has further planned to sell EMI energy-efficient fans and air conditioners at prices much lower than market rates

Key points

  • Ministry of Power- Piyush Goyal
  • DELP renamed as UJALA