Electric and Hybrid Cars – FAME, National Electric Mobility Mission, etc.

[pib] E-Amrit Portal for E-Vehicles

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : E-Amrit

Mains level : Not Much

India today launched ‘E-Amrit’, a web portal on electric vehicles (EVs), at the ongoing COP26 Summit in Glasgow, UK.

It is a must-go portal for every aspirant. Click here to visit E-Amrit.

E-Amrit Portal

  • E-Amrit is a one-stop destination for all information on electric vehicles—busting myths around the adoption of EVs, their purchase, investment opportunities, policies, subsidies, etc.
  • The portal has been developed and hosted by NITI Aayog under a collaborative knowledge exchange programme with the UK government.

Features of the portal

  • It intends to complement initiatives of the government on raising awareness about EVs.
  • It aims to sensitize consumers on the benefits of switching to electric vehicles.

Need for E-Amrit

  • In the recent past, India has taken many initiatives to accelerate the decarbonization of transport and adoption of electric mobility in the country.
  • Schemes such as FAME and PLI are especially important in creating an ecosystem for the early adoption of EVs.

 

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