will be compulsory for government officials and ministers Union Minister Nitin Gadkari suggested– News18 Hindi

New Delhi. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday advocated the use of electric vehicles for all officers in ministries and departments. He also suggested that instead of giving subsidy for cooking gas to the families, the government should provide assistance to purchase electric cooking equipment.
Suggested to give subsidy on electric cooking equipment- Addressing the program organized on the occasion of the launch of ‘Go Electric’ campaign, Gadkari said, “Why don’t we give subsidy for electric cooking appliances?” We are already giving subsidy on cooking gas. He said that the electricity cooking system is clean and this will reduce dependence on imports for gas.

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Earlier, while inaugurating the leather conglomerate at the Central Leather Research Institute, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that in view of the rising fuel prices, the Ministry of Road Transport has taken steps to explore the possibility of alternative fuels like lithium ion and hydrogen cell. have picked up. He said that aluminum ions and steel ion batteries are also being discussed.

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Delhi alone can save up to Rs 30 crore a month Gadkari suggested that electric vehicles should be made compulsory for all government officials. He urged Power Minister RK Singh to make the use of electric vehicles mandatory for officers in his department. The Transport Minister said that he will take this step for his departments. Gadkari said that the use of 10,000 electric vehicles in Delhi alone can save 30 crores every month. On this occasion, Singh announced that a ‘fuel cell’ bus service would be started between Delhi-Agra and Delhi-Jaipur.

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