Centre to provide grants to cities buying electric vehicles for mass transport

Centre to provide grants to cities buying electric vehicles for mass transport

The funding will be available only to those electric buses, electric 4-wheelers, passenger cars and electric 3- wheelers that run on advance battery. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Centre has invited proposals from cities with population above 10 lakh for extending grants under the FAME India scheme to promote large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in multi-modal public transport. Using clean energy modes like electric vehicles for shared mass transport will help bring down high pollution level in big cities. An expression of interest floated by the heavy industries ministry has invited proposals from state government departments, undertakings and municipal […]