The ministry of heavy industry and public enterprises has sanctioned 50 electric buses for Tripura along with other 26 states for intra-city and intercity operations under the faster adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles (FAME) scheme in India. Here is the electric buses list.
22 States & Union Territories received electric buses list
Recently the department has made an announcement that it has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 cities in 22 states and union territories. It had invited the EOI (Expression of Interest) to various smart cities, states, union territories.
Electric buses list
The department received a proposal to deploy 14,988 electric buses from 26 states and UTs. The Project Implementation and Sanctioning Committee (PISC) evaluated the proposals and sanctioned 5095 electric busses to 64 cities for intracity operations. 400 electric buses for intercity operations while 100 e-buses were given for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
“In response, 86 proposals from 26 states/UTs for the deployment of 14,988 e-buses were received. After evaluation of these proposals, on the advice of project implementation and sanctioning Committee (PISC) the government-sanctioned 5,095 electric buses for 64 cities/state transport corporations for intra-city operation; 400 electric buses for intercity operation and 100 electric buses for last-mile connectivity to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC),” the release said.
Tripura becomes the second state after Assam in Northeast. 50 buses will run in the capital city and 100 buses in Assam. 50 buses for Guwahati and 25 each for Jorhat and Silchar.
Tripura law minister Ratan Lal Nath said that State government to launch metered autorickshaws in the Agartala Municipal Corporation area.
The government will bring in more 25 town buses in the city which will run from 6 am to 9 pm.
The following number of electric buses allotted to 22 States and Union Territories in India
The electric buses list
|States & Union Territories||No.of Electric buses|
|Jammu and Kashmir||150|
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