Transport Minister launches ‘Go Electric Campaign’

What is the News?

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways launches the “Go Electric” Campaign.

Go Electric Campaign:

  • It is a campaign of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) to promote and spread awareness on electric mobility.
  • Objectives:
    • It will boost the confidence of electric vehicle manufacturers.
    • Furthermore, it will spread awareness about the benefits of e-mobility and EV Charging Infrastructure in India.
    • Lastly, the Go Electric Campaign will help in reducing the import dependence of our country in the coming years.
  • Implementation: BEE will provide technical support to the State Designated Agencies(SDAs) for its implementation on a state and national level.

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE):

  • It is a statutory body. It was established in 2002 under the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Power
  • Objective: It assists in developing policies and strategies for reducing the energy intensity of the Indian economy.

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Source: PIB

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