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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 COP26” published in PIB on 10th November 2021.