Publisher/Organisation: Transport Department, Government Meghalaya
In a move to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, the Meghalaya government has announced Electric Vehicle Policy 2021. Its key goal, the policy document elucidates, intends to ensure 15 percent share for electric vehicles in the state by 2025. In the pursuit of the goals, the state government intends to bring in roughly 20,000 electric vehicles in the state within the next five years. This, it noted, will help save roughly 50 lakh ltr of fuel. The state government expects a reduction of around 10,000 kg of CO2 on a daily basis and a reduction of over 36.5 lakh kg of CO2 annually.