No Plans Under Consideration To Make All Vehicles Powered By Electricity By 2030, Says Government


A report from news agency PTI suggests that there is no plan under consideration at present to have all vehicles electric powered in the country by 2030, Parliament was informed.


In a response to a question on whether the Government plans to make all vehicles in the country powered by electricity by 2030, Minister of State for Heavy Industries Babul Supriyo said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, “There are, at present, no plans under consideration of the Department of Heavy Industry to make all vehicles in the country powered by electricity by 2030.”


Previously, Union Minister Piyush Goyal had said,“Only electric car by 2030…existing cars may take a little longer to replace. But the government is working on a framework to see what we can do on promoting electric vehicle. Niti Aayog is currently tasked with preparing futuristic vision for electric vehicles.”


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via PTI

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