Saud Mohammad Khalid, New Delhi: With revolutionary research going on around the world on electric vehicles, there is an increasing emphasis on making e-vehicles the transportation of the future. E-vehicles are being seen as an option of transportation in India amid rising petrol-diesel prices in India> Government of India is also working in this direction in a big way. At present, out of the total 2824 million vehicles in India, about one million are electric vehicles. They are also registering a rapid increase> In such a situation, how ready is India for electric vehicles? And what are the challenges associated with e-vehicles?, News24 in its Bharatmala (A Road To Prosparity) Conclave 2022 held a special discussion with experts on the same topic.
India is one of the countries in the world which is progressing at the fastest rate. But for the development of any country it is necessary to develop its highways. It would not be wrong to say that the development of highways is the development of the country in the real sense. On this subject, News24 organized the ‘Bharatmala’ conclave in the national capital Delhi on Tuesday.
Bharatmala is an ambitious project of the Government of India, through which the goal of connecting the whole of India through roads has been set, but this discussion can be considered incomplete without talking about alternative modes of transport along roads and their potential in India. In such a situation, under the ‘Bharatmala’ conclave, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State VK Singh, besides Abhijit Sinha, Director of National Highways for Electric Vehicles and Haji Qamaruddin, Chairman of Servocon, Saud Mohammad Khalid on behalf of News24 gave special Conversed.
first published:April 26, 2022, 9:19 p.m.