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India will be an example to the world for e-vehicles: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Updated: July 2, 2021 1:49 pm

Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that India will be an example to the world as far as e-vehicles are concerned and the priority of the government is to fight pollution.

Addressing India Global forum 2021 yesterday, he said Indian research is working aggressively towards pursuing green hydrogen. Mr Gadkari said  Government is trying its best to convert all the construction material to greener options.

The Minister said encouraging response is being received from the public on the adoption of Electric Vehicles, and he himself uses an electric car and many of the ministers are also using the same.

Mr Gadkari said futuristic development is very important. He said two-wheelers and autorickshaws are very popular and through the FAME II government scheme there are many incentives on offer for them to convert to electric. The Minister said in the road sector there are great opportunities for FDI.

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