Indian PM to Announcement Electric Mobility Plan Soon

The Plan lays the vision, sets the targets and provides the roadmap for achieving significant penetration of efficient and eco-friendly electric vehicle (including hybrids) technologies in India by 2020.

Published: 27-Nov-2012

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 will be launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the "next few weeks", Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel said today.

"We have an ambitious electric vehicle mobility plan. In the next few weeks, the Prime Minister will officially launch it," Patel said at the diesel technology summit by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers here.

The minister's statement comes after months of delay of the Mission Plan, which was originally proposed to be launched by July 2012. The mission aims at promoting electric and hybrid vehicles.


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