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India’s Push To Go Electric: How Is The Country Pushing For E-Mobility

India’s Push To Go Electric: How Is The Country Pushing For E-Mobility
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India has set an ambitious target of deploying 30 per cent of total vehicles as electric vehicles by 2030 which is only 11 years from now but where are we today in term of the deployment of electric vehicles and are we headed in the right direction?
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Buying Guide: Things You Must Know About Electric Vehicles

Buying Guide: Things You Must Know About Electric Vehicles
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As the government pushes for faster adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) through policies, the future of mobility, according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari would be electric but for a country where pollution is a major crisis to tackle, EVs which emit no pollution still have less than one per cent market share of total automobile sector. Here is a lowdown on things you need to know if you plan to switch to EVs and do your bit to combat pollution
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India’s Push To Go Electric: Meet Five Start-Ups Who Are Riding The Electric Vehicle Wave

India’s Push To Go Electric: Meet Five Start-Ups Who Are Riding The Electric Vehicle Wave
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Electric vehicles are a clean alternative to traditional vehicles and as the government pushes for a transition toward electric mobility, here are five domestic start-ups that are hoping to make a difference
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India’s Push To Go Electric: Five Places Where Non-Polluting Electric Vehicles Have Been Deployed

India’s Push To Go Electric: Five Places Where Non-Polluting Electric Vehicles Have Been Deployed
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While the government of India has been trying to push for faster adoption of electric vehicles among people to combat pollution and decrease the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels, here are five places which have already gone electric
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India's Push To Go Electric: Status Of Charging Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles In India

India's Push To Go Electric: Status Of Charging Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles In India
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According to the experts and the industry players, charging infrastructure is the most crucial enabler in the transition to electric mobility, but even though the government is pushing for electric vehicles, there is a long way to go before India develops a robust charging infrastructure
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Swachh Guide: What Is ODF?

Swachh Guide: What Is ODF?
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In October 2014, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was instituted to achieve the vision of ‘clean India’ and eliminate the practice of open defecation by October 2, 2019
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Buying Guide: 6 Electric Vehicles Terms You Must Know

Buying Guide: 6 Electric Vehicles Terms You Must Know
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As the government of India has been pushing for electric vehicles to reduce vehicular pollution, here are the key terms that you need to be aware of if you plan to go the electric way
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: What Are The Challenges India Faces In Managing Its Waste
Waste segregation in India is mandatory - be it by the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 or the Two-Bins nation-wide campaign launched in 2017 on World Environment Day by the government. To check on the ground reality, NDTV visited different localities of the New Delhi, here is what we found
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: All About Composting

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: All About Composting
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With a simple process of composting an individual can do his bit for the environment and divert a bulk of the waste from overflowing landfills. Here’s a complete lowdown on one of waste management’s simple techniques – composting
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Upcycling And Recycling Can Make A Difference

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Upcycling And Recycling Can Make A Difference
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Help India from drowning in its own waste mess, adopt the basic waste management steps like upcycling and recycling and help save the planet. Here's some help
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: After Going Open Defecation Free Rural Haryana Now Aims To Improve Its Waste Management

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: After Going Open Defecation Free Rural Haryana Now Aims To Improve Its Waste Management
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After achieving the Open Defecation Free tag, Haryana is gearing up for the battle of waste management. Though the authorities have started making plan such as small garbage dump yards for villagers, recycling of waste and door-to-door garbage collection, but still the road to Swachh Haryana is long as people living in the rural parts are completely unaware about the concept of waste management
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Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 R's – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

Fighting India’s Garbage Crisis: How Urban India Can Embrace The Practice Of 3 R's – Reduce, Reuse And Recycle
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Out of 62 million tonnes of waste being produced by urban India, mere 11.9 million tonnes is treated – it is time to rethink the way we have been generating and managing waste
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India’s Garbage Crisis, An On Ground Report: ‘Everyday, We Wake Up To The Smell Of Waste,’ Story Of Thousands Of Homeless Living In Delhi

India’s Garbage Crisis, An On Ground Report: ‘Everyday, We Wake Up To The Smell Of Waste,’ Story Of Thousands Of Homeless Living In Delhi
In 2017, on World Environment Day, the government had launched a massive waste management project in 4,000 cities across the country , wherein waste segregation at source was made mandatory, nearly two years down the line the on ground reality in one of the major citiy of India - Delhi remains unchanged
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production

Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production
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As per the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) the basic import duty on lithium-ion cells which are used in the manufacturing of battery packs will be doubled while the battery pack used in manufacturing electric vehicles will be tripled, to encourage indigenous manufacturing of EVs and make these more affordable
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