The Central government has launched a web portal called E-Amrit for EVs. The announcement was made during the COP26 Summit in Glasgow, UK. The new portal has been built in order to build awareness surrounding electric vehicles in order to further enhance the adoption of EVs. Also Read - Nissan to invest whopping $18 billion in EV development in next five years
The new E-Amrit portal will be a one-stop solution for all information on electric vehicles. The platform will provide facts, bust myths around the adoption of EVs. Further, interested buyers can get their queries resolved regarding the purchase, investment opportunities, policies, subsidies, etc. Also Read - Would you buy a Xiaomi electric vehicle? Company plans to produce lakhs of cars every year
The portal has been developed and hosted by NITI Aayog under a collaborative knowledge exchange programme with the UK government and as part of the UK–India Joint Roadmap 2030, signed by the Prime Ministers of the two countries. Also Read - BMW iX all-electric SUV to launch in India on December 11: Could cost north of Rs 1 crore
Niti Ayog in a statement said, “E-Amrit intends to complement initiatives of the government on raising awareness on EVs and sensitizing consumers on the benefits of switching to electric vehicles. In the recent past, India has taken many initiatives to accelerate the decarbonisation of transport and the adoption of electric mobility in the country. Schemes such as FAME and PLI are especially important in creating an ecosystem for the early adoption of EVs.”
In order to make the platform more user friendly and interactive, the central govt body plans to add more features and introduce innovative tools to make the portal more interactive and user-friendly.