Examine the importance of National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 towards achieving sustainable mobility and National Fuel Security.

Hint:
As transportation sector accounts for second largest emissions of carbon dioxide globally, governments, climate change activists proposed for “National Electric Mobility Mission Plan”, which aims to achieve national fuel security by promoting hybrid and electric vehicles in the country. Its objectives lies in replacing the old government and private buses and vehicles with new electric and hybrid vehicles to reduce the carbon dioxide emission by 1.5 percent of present emission and reduction in consumption of liquid fuel by 2.2-2.5 million tonnes.

Question for UPSC Mains:
Examine the importance of National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 towards achieving sustainable mobility and National Fuel Security.

Published: February 6, 2016 | Modified:June 27, 2019

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