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e-vehicles push: government to focus on public transport for impact

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e-vehicles push: government to focus on public transport for impact

by: pti | new delhi | published:march 10, 2017 7:20 pm the government’s top brass including senior ministers met on thursday to chalk out a plan to promote electric vehicles in the country. (ap photo/tsering topgyal)the centre will promote large-scale use of electric vehicles in the country by focussing on public transport system that includes taxis, buses and three-wheelers, since the move is likely to help in lowering the pollution level, a top official said today. “we will be focusing mostly on the public transport. we were not leaving behind the passenger vehicles and private vehicles but the focus will be on public transport, shared taxis, three wheelers where the impact (in terms of lowering pollution) will be much more,” girish shankar, secretary in the department of heav...