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Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s 'Cleanest Capital City' Title

Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s 'Cleanest Capital City' Title
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While the overall ranking of Bhopal has fallen to 19th place from being second in the last two Swachh Survekshan surveys, the city has still managed to win India’s cleanest capital city title
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Diesel Vehicles Are Responsible For 66 Per Cent Of Air Pollution-Related Deaths In India, Says A New Study

Diesel Vehicles Are Responsible For 66 Per Cent Of Air Pollution-Related Deaths In India,  Says A New Study
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As much as two third of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, found a new study
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Delhi To Fight Air Pollution With Electric Vehicles As the Cabinet Approves 1,000 Low Floor Electric Buses

Delhi To Fight Air Pollution With Electric Vehicles As the Cabinet Approves 1,000 Low Floor Electric Buses
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Delhi cabinet has approved the proposal of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) to ply 1000 electric buses in the city on Saturday in a bid to fight air pollution aiming to build a cleaner and greener future of the capital
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Electric Vehicles: A Solar EV Charging Station Installed On Delhi-Chandigarh Highway By BHEL, 99 More To Come

Electric Vehicles: A Solar EV Charging Station Installed On Delhi-Chandigarh Highway By BHEL, 99 More To Come
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Government owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has set up a solar-based electric vehicle charger near Ethnic resort in Sonepat and will be establishing a network of chargin stations along the entire 250 km stretch of road between Delhi and Chandigarh
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Industry Welcomes The Much Awaited FAME II, Says It Has Fast Tracked Adoption Of Electric Vehicles

Industry Welcomes The Much Awaited FAME II, Says It Has Fast Tracked  Adoption Of Electric Vehicles
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“Thank you, government”, says the industry as the government finally clears the much awaited second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric vehicles (FAME) scheme that will provide funds for electric vehicle and its infrastructure
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Government Allocates ₹ 10,000 Cr Under Fame II To Hasten Electric Vehicle Adoption In India, 5 Things To Know

Government Allocates ₹ 10,000 Cr Under Fame II To Hasten Electric Vehicle Adoption In India, 5 Things To Know
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The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the much awaited second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric vehicles (FAME) scheme for faster adoption of Electric Mobility in the country which will be implemented over a period of three years from April 1, 2019
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Jaipur Will Be The First Rajasthan City To Get Electric Buses As The State Plans To Electrify Public Transport

Jaipur Will Be The First Rajasthan City To Get Electric Buses As The State Plans To Electrify Public Transport
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The government of Rajasthan is planning to procure electric buses soon and deploy those in Jaipur first, for the intra-city commute of the people which will start running in the city by the end of 2019
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Gurugram, One Of India’s Most Polluted Cities To Get Its First Public Electric Vehicles Charging Station Soon

Gurugram, One Of India’s Most Polluted Cities To Get Its First Public Electric Vehicles Charging Station Soon
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In a bid to encourage electric mobility in the city, Gurugram is building a high capacity public charging station for electric vehicles in collaboration with a private firm on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway near Mini Secretariat
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Made 229 Public Toilet Complexes, Increased Green Cover By 0.37% Till December 2018, Says Delhi Government

Made 229 Public Toilet Complexes, Increased Green Cover By 0.37% Till December 2018, Says Delhi Government
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The outcome budget presented by Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday claims that the use of public toilets has increased by almost 431 per cent in the last four years and apart from this, the coordinated efforts of various departments have been increased to fight the rising pollution ini the capital
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Delhi Budget 2019-20: With An Allocation Of Rs. 100 Crore, Electric Vehicles Get A Big Push In The Capital

Delhi Budget 2019-20: With An Allocation Of Rs. 100 Crore, Electric Vehicles Get A Big Push In The Capital
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While announcing Delhi Budget 2019-20, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia declared the creation of a ‘State Electric Vehicle Fund’ and has allocated Rs. 100 crore for the same
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Delhi To Mussoorie: Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts Educate People About E-Mobility, Install Charging Points

Delhi To Mussoorie: Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts Educate People About E-Mobility, Install Charging Points
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A rally was organised by electric vehicles users and enthusiasts to build awareness on EVs and the need of electric mobility
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With The Upcoming Launch Of FAME II, The Electric Vehicles Sector Can Expect These Five Changes

With The Upcoming Launch Of FAME II, The Electric Vehicles Sector Can Expect These Five Changes
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With an expected outlay of Rs. 5,500 crore, Phase II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (or FAME II) is expected to be launched by the end of February and here is how it may affect the electric vehicles sector
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Electric Vehicles: Can Transport Sector Become All Electric-Driven By 2030? Here Is What EV Experts Think

Electric Vehicles: Can Transport Sector Become All Electric-Driven By 2030? Here Is What EV Experts Think
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While the government of India pushes for cleaner energy sources and cleaner automobile alternatives to address the problem of rising pollution, industry experts have mixed views on the future of electric vehicles in India
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More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months

More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months
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New Town Kolkata, which got gold certification for being eco-friendly last year plans to ply more electric vehicles to combat the rising air pollution, after receiving a positive response from the people for three electric buses deployed last year
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