India Launches E-Amrit Portal on EVs at COP26

What is the News?

On Transport Day at COP26, India, represented by NITI Aayog participated in the fourth ministerial dialogue of the Zero-Emission Vehicle Transition Council(ZEVTC).

Moreover, the Government of India also launched the E-Amrit portal on this occasion.

What is the Zero-Emission Vehicles Transition Council(ZEVTC)?

ZEVTC was formed in November 2020. It is a global forum on enhancing political cooperation on the transition to zero-emission vehicles. 

The Council brings together ministers and representatives of some of the world’s largest automobile markets to collectively address key challenges in the transition to ZEVs to enable a faster, cheaper and easier transition to EVs for all.

What is the e-AMRIT Portal?

e-AMRIT (Accelerated e-Mobility Revolution for India’s Transportation) is a web portal for creating awareness about electric mobility in India. 

Developed by: It is a joint initiative between NITI Aayog and the UK Government.

Purpose: To serve as a ‘one-stop site’ to provide all the information related to the adoption of electric vehicles in India.

Source: This post is based on the following articles: 

  • India Celebrates Transport Day at COP26 published in PIB on 10th November 2021.
  • India Launches E-Amrit Portal on EVs at COP26published in PIB on 10th November 2021.
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