Known for taking a strong stance towards ensuring better roads, better environment with clean energy practices, Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Nitin Gadkari has once again mentioned a clear perspective towards creating an clean energy-oriented ecosystem. The union minister said that the priority of the government is to fight pollution and develop Indian technology and innovation towards e-vehicles. Addressing India Global forum 2021on ‘Climate Action; Electric mobility Now’ he said Indian research is working aggressively towards pursuing green hydrogen. Shri Gadkari said we are trying our best to convert all our construction material to greener options. He said a warm response is being received from the public on the adoption of Electric Vehicles, and he himself uses an electric car and many of the ministers are also using the same.
The Minister said futuristic development is very important. He said two-wheelers and autorickshaws are very popular and through the FAME II government scheme there are many incentives on offer for them to convert to electric.
Shri Gadkari said in the road sector there are great oppurtunities for FDI. He said there is a huge domestic market potential available in India. The Minister said India will be an example to the world as far as e-vehicles are concerned.
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