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Group studying transition to 100 percent electrical vehicles: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal and the Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab, Shri Sukhbir Singh Badal witnessing the signing ceremony of a tripartite MoU with the State of Punjab on “UDAY” (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) for operational and Financial turnaround of Discoms, in New Delhi on March 04, 2016.
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New Delhi , 25 Mar 2016

The government has formed a working group under union minister Nitin Gadkari to study the possibility of the country transitioning to 100 percent electrical vehicles by 2030, union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday.Speaking at the session "Making India a Global Economic Superpower" during the Conference on Young Indians, Minister of state (Independent charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Goyal said that the working group under Minister for Highways and Road Rransport Nitin Gadkari "is evaluating the possibility of India making the transition to 100 percent electric vehicles by 2030". "This programme is going to be on a self financing model and will look at monetising savings that consumers have on petroleum products," he added.


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