The Maharashtra government is taking rapid steps towards adopting zero-polluting vehicles i.e. electric vehicles. read the description:
New Delhi: The Maharashtra government is taking rapid steps towards adopting zero-polluting electric vehicles. In the same sequence, the state government has signed an MoU with an automobile firm to set up an electric vehicle manufacturing unit, the first major investment under the recently announced Maharashtra Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy-2021.
The Government of Maharashtra has signed this MoU with Kosis E-Mobility Private Limited, a joint venture of UK based Cosis Group. After this agreement on Friday, the state government expects that with this agreement, Maharashtra will be the leading state in the country in terms of adoption of electric vehicles. According to officials, the firm will invest Rs 2,823 crore in Maharashtra and is expected to generate 1,250 jobs.
MoU was signed for the first phase for manufacturing of three wheelers for passenger transport. This facility will start in Talegaon, Pune. In the second phase, the automobile firm will set up its Battery Gigafactory to manufacture and supply batteries for electric vehicles.
First published:October 4, 2021, 3:11 pm