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Indian Army Launches Electric Cars in India to Fight Air Pollution

Electric cars in India:

The Indian Army launched Electric cars in New Delhi on August 01 2019. The e-car initiative is launched in partnership with Energy Efficiency Services LTD. (EESL)  – A joint venture of the Central PSU’s under the Ministry of Power. The initiative with the Government is new policy decision-making to curb Country’s rising air pollution issue. The E-car launch is Government’s one of the priority policies on environmental protection. Ideally, the plan to deploy these e-cars in Indian Army at New Delhi was supposed to be executed keeping World Environmental Day. However, the first batch of electric cars in India was finally flagged off on August 01, 2019.

The Indian Army plans to operate 10 electric cars from the first slot as a pilot project and in the meanwhile develop further electric cars in the national capital, ensuring minimal emissions and efficiency.

Launching of Electric Cars in India

The launching of these electric cars in India is one of the many environmental initiatives by the Indian Army. The country’s army has played a pivotal role in many environmental-based conservation activities. The Indian Army’s Territorial Army Battalions have been a part of major environmental protection initiatives, for instance, forestation.

The Indian army has also stationed in remote areas in the country to be actively involved in the conservation activities. They have been in close coordination with the locals to help preserve the ecological balance and protect the environment from various issues such as air pollution in India.

With Delhi air pollution becoming the major challenge for people of the capital city, the Indian army launched e-cars in New Delhi earlier last week. Electric cars in India aims to fight air pollution by reducing carbon footprints. Many Indian automobile manufacturers including Tata Motors and Mahindra have joined the leading initiative in the manufacturing of electric cars in India.

 

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