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Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan emphasises on affordable mobility system

Updated: September 21, 2018 5:08 pm

The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has emphasized on a clean, efficient and affordable mobility system. In his opening remarks at the Global Mobility Summit 2018, He said that despite changing global trends, consumption of petrol and diesel in India is growing in excess of 5% per annum. Whatever be the scenario of the growth of Electric  vehicles, India would still need  higher refining capacities. To achieve cleaner emissions, the Minister added, India will leapfrog from  BS-IV to BS-VI standards, and the NCT of Delhi has already switched  to the better fuel since April this year. Shri Pradhan said the Government has already implemented fuel efficiency norms for commercial heavy vehicles



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