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Planning and Procurement of Electric Buses

Indian cities are pursuing ambitious electric bus deployment targets to reduce the emissions and improve efficiency of transport systems. Some cities have already initiated electric bus roll-out through the FAME I scheme, while many others are at different stages of planning and implementation. However, cities are facing challenges in identifying context specific solutions on the vehicle technology alternatives, incentive schemes and procurement models for electric buses.



      

3rd UITP INDIA BUS SEMINAR - E-MOBILITY AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Introduction

Bus is the key mode of mass transit in the major cities in India. Urban population is projected to grow to about 473 million in 2021 and 820 million by 2051 as against only 285 million in 2001. Development of efficient urban transportation has been given top priority by the Government under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) and JnNURM II programmes which aim to provide financial help to upgrade infrastructure and governance in Indian cities.

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