E -Amrit Portal

E-Amrit Portal: Launched by India for all EV Related Information

2 years ago

 ‘E-Amrit a web portal on electric vehicles (EVs), launched by India on Nov.10 at the ongoing COP26 Summit in Glasgow, UK. E-Amrit is a one-stop destination for all information on electric vehicles—busting myths around the adoption of EVs, their purchase, investment opportunities, policies, subsidies, etc.

The E-Amrit portal has been developed and hosted by NITI Aayog under a collaborative knowledge exchange programme with the UK government and as part of the UK–India Joint Roadmap 2030, signed by the Prime Ministers of the two countries, mentioned in the statement. The launch was attended by UK High-Level Climate Action Champion Nigel Topping and NITI Aayog Adviser Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha.

On the launch, NITI AAYOG CEO, Amitabh Kant Tweeted, “It was a pleasure to be part of a panel discussion on Decarbonizing Transport at COP26 alongside the Transport Ministers of Colombia and Uganda, the heads of the German Federal Ministries of Economic Cooperation and Environment as well as colleagues from ITF, Agora and GIZ.

From FAME scheme to Dedicated Freight Corridors and from High-Speed Regional Rails and e-Highways to PLI scheme for advanced cell chemistry battery storage, India is driving transformative mobility. The future of mobility should be shared, clean, convenient, connected & cutting-edge. It should be centred around public transport & clean vehicles. Transport systems should be sustainable – environmentally & financially. Electrification & Hydrogen will be game-changers.

About E-Amrit Portal

E-Amrit intends to complement initiatives of the government on raising awareness on EVs and sensitizing consumers on the benefits of switching to electric vehicles. In the recent past, India has taken many initiatives to accelerate the decarbonisation of transport and the adoption of electric mobility in the country. Schemes such as FAME and PLI are especially important in creating an ecosystem for the early adoption of EVs.

NITI Aayog intends to add more features and introduce innovative tools to make the portal more interactive and user-friendly.

Seema Jain

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