By 2030, each sold in India, the car will be powered solely by electricity. The Ministry of energy of the country once again confirmed the seriousness of their intentions, writes the Independent.
This statement was made by Minister of coal industry and mines Piyush Goyal at the annual session of the Confederation of Indian industry in new Delhi. According to him, the full transition of the country’s car market for electric cars will contribute to consumer demand rather than government subsidies.
“We are going to introduce electric cars in very large numbers. We intend to make electric cars self-sufficient. The idea is that by 2030 the country should not sell any petrol or diesel car,” said Goyal.
He added that the government will need to support the development of electric vehicles within two to three years. After that, in the Minister’s opinion, the market will increase dramatically. “The cost of electric cars will start to pay off for buyers. We would like to the industry of electric cars has earned itself”, – said Goyal.
Earlier it became known that India has decided to completely ban the use of flashing lights is a special signal elements cannot be installed on cars of officials and of any officials. Thus, the authorities decided to unload the roads and get rid of the VIP-movement principles
The decision of the authorities of India and is dictated by the desire to reduce the level of air pollution. According to Greenpeace, the country die each year, about 2.3 million people due to high contaminant concentrations is approximately the same number of deaths, many caused by tobacco use.
Anyway, first of all, the leadership of the country need to solve the problem of availability of electric networks for citizens of all Indian regions. Today there is a lack of electricity in many poor villages. According to statistics, about 50 million Indian families still do not have the ability to use centralized electricity.
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