Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Monday launched Gurgaon’s first ‘electrical three-wheeler zone’, the place diesel autos and CNG autos can be prohibited and solely e-rickshaws and e-autos can be allowed to ply.
The initiative is a part of venture ‘Parivartan’, the state’s first e-three-wheeler ecosystem venture, and has been began in Gurgaon by the Municipal Company of Gurugram (MCG), Gurugram Visitors Police and Haryana Transport Division in collaboration with SmartE.
The zone chosen for the aim is the MCG’s Zone 3, which incorporates key areas similar to Cyber Metropolis, Golf Course Street, MG Street, IFFCO Chowk, HUDA Metropolis Centre, Galleria Market, and Sushant Vyapar Kendra Street. For charging the e- three-wheelers, officers mentioned charging stations have been arrange by the SmartE firm at varied locations. As well as, shuttle service will even be offered within the zone.
Launching the initiative by flagging off 600 e-rickshaws and e-autos on Monday, Khattar mentioned, “Environmental air pollution is a matter of concern and vehicular air pollution is a giant downside. Underneath the Parivartan venture, this initiative has been began in Gurgaon in the present day and a goal has been set to launch 5,000 such e- three-wheelers right here. As well as, this venture can be began not simply in Gurgaon but in addition in different metros of Haryana.”
“Underneath Mission Parivartan, diesel autos need to be transformed into e-autos or e-rickshaws. For this, provisions have been made to offer subsidies by MCG and FAME India and loans are additionally being facilitated by banks. MCG is giving a subsidy of Rs 30,000, and FAME India of Rs 35,000 to transform outdated diesel autos into e-rickshaws or e-autos,” he mentioned.
Throughout his go to on Monday, the Chief Minister additionally inaugurated two different tasks associated to the surroundings – a water provide venture of the Gurugram Metropolitan Improvement Authority (GMDA) for Sectors 81 to 99 of Gurgaon, and a waste-to-energy plant for Sonipat and Panipat.
The previous, officers mentioned, will present clear consuming water to three.8 lakh folks, and has been accomplished at a value of Rs 76.21 crore. The latter has been accomplished at a value of Rs 176.87 crore.