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RMI India launch ‘Shoonya’ Campaign

NITI Aayog, in association with the RMI and RMI India, launched Shoonya campaign on September 15, 2021. Key Points Shoonya campaign is an initiative to work with consumers and industry in order to promote pollution-free delivery vehicles. This campaign was launched with the aim of accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in urban delivery ..

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September 9: World EV day

World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year in order to mark the celebration of e-mobility. Highlights On this occasion, special awareness campaigns are organised across the world in order to educate people regarding the benefits of electric vehicles. It is a social media campaign which encourages drivers to recognise the benefits of ..

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NITI Aayog- WRI launched Forum for Decarbonising Transport

NITI Aayog and World Resources Institute (WRI) of India together launched the ‘Forum for Decarbonizing Transport’ in India on August 23, 2021. Key points This forum was launched virtually as part of NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) project. It aims to decrease the peak level of Greenhouse Gas emissions (transport sector) in Asia which is ..

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FAME scheme extended till 2024

Government has decided to extend adoption of electric vehicles ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME Phase II)’ by 2 years. Highlights Initially FAME scheme was to be implemented for a period of three years from April 1, 2019. Now, it will be in force till March 31, 2024. Date ..

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FAME II Amendment

Ministry of Heavy Industry has announced major amendments in ongoing FAME-II scheme. Ministry has fixed incentives for India-made electric two-wheelers. Highlights With the recent amendments on price side and subsidies government aims to promote electric two-wheeler usage across India. Reduction is price will help in EV adoption and strengthen government’s plans of making India an ..

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