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Fleet of electric buses flagged-off in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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  • January 27, 2021
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Fleet of electric buses flagged-off in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Part of: GS Prelims and GS- III – Infrastructure; Environment

In news 

  • The Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, flagged-off fleet of electric buses.

Key takeaways 

  • The introduction of electric buses will help cut down tail pipe emissions as well as provide comfortable public transport.
  • The project for 40 electric buses is being executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN Limited), a 100% subsidiary of NTPC Limited, a PSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India.
  • In addition to the above project, NVVN has emerged as successful bidder for providing turnkey solution for 90 electric buses in Bengaluru under the Smart City project. 
  • These buses will provide last mile connectivity to NAMMA Metro network.
  • NVVN is developing and providing complete range of zero emission mobility solutions for various vehicle segments.

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