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PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up

The Pi Beam, which is an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, recently launched the electric two-wheeler called ‘PiMO’. Highlights Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22. The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alum Visakh Sasikumar. 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike. About PiMO The ..

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‘Switch Delhi’ Campaign Launched by Kejriwal government

The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign on February 4, 2021. Highlights The campaign was launched to promote the use of electric vehicles. The Chief Minister further asked the citizens to buy electric vehicles as it will play a key role in combating the pollution in Delhi. The Chief Minister ..

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India’s first Lithium refinery

The first Lithium refinery of India is to be set up in Gujarat. One of the largest power trading and renewable energy company, Manikaran Power Limited is to invest Rs 1000 crores to set up the refinery. About the Refinery The lithium ore for the refinery is to be imported from Australia. About the companies ..

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“Go Electric Campaign” of BEE: AP to set up 400 EV charging stations

The “Go Electric” campaign was launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in coordination with the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission. The Andhra Pradesh State Government is to set up 400 Electric Vehicle charging vehicles all over the state to promote the usage of electric vehicles. This is to be achieved in coordination with ..

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Tamil Nadu: 100% Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption to EVs

The State Government of Tamil Nadu recently notified that it will grant 100% motor vehicle tax exemption for Electric Vehicles. Earlier, the State Government had issued orders for 50% concessional rate to EV taxes. It has now been made to 100%. Key Highlights The State Government has exempted taxes to both transport and non-transport vehicles. ..

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