Electric Car at Charging Station in Berlin

March 2019: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1.Laws updated to fight air pollution In a bid to reduce air pollution India aims to electrify 25% of its transportation by 2030. Following this, the Union government has amended the laws to allow conventional vehicles to be converted to hybrids or Electric Vehicles (EVs).30

National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage approved by Cabinet

National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage approved by Cabinet Mission to promote Clean, Connected, Shared and Holistic Mobility Initiatives Phased Manufacturing Programmes to be launched for batteries and electric vehicle components  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved: Setting30

Cabinet approves “FMBAP” for Flood Management Works

Cabinet approves “FMBAP” for Flood Management Works in entire country and River Management Activities and works related to Border Areas during 2017-18 to 2019-20  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” for Flood30

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March 2019: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1.Microplastic menace A recent study has shown that microplastics, which are less than 5mm in size have contaminated all over the world. The contamination has been found in UK lakes, rivers, underground water of US, China rivers, Spain coasts etc. These have found to harbor30

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Community Participation in Watershed

The below study reflects various features of Ghaghari village Khunti District, Jharkhand. The study tries to figure out the issues and challenges in watershed community participation in the village. It effects migration, education and environment as well. Rural area is a source of richness also30

Ola electric cab

February 2019: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1.  50 Crores allocated to Bangalore to implement mobility scheme As part of Karnataka state government’s mobility scheme, the state plans to have Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across 10 metro stations in the city. This was proposed in Karnataka budget 2019. Rs. 50 Crores30