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Forty Electric Buses Flagged Off In Andaman And Nicobar Islands, Will Curb Pollution
Port Blair, January 27 (TNA) A fleet of 40 electric buses have been rolled out in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the aim of helping cut down tail pipe emissions as well as provide comfortable public transport.
Admiral (Retd.) D K Joshi, the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, flagged-off fleet of electric buses on the Republic Day.The project for 40 electric buses is being executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited(NVVN Limited), a 100% subsidiary of NTPC Limited, a PSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India.
In addition to this project, NVVN has emerged as successful bidder for providing turnkey solution for 90 electric buses in Bengaluru under the Smart City project.These buses will provide last mile connectivity to NAMMA Metro network.
NVVN is developing and providing complete range of zero-emission mobility solutions for various vehicle segments. In order to encourage faster migration to electric vehicles, NVVN is also developing charging infrastructure in multiple cities across the country.