Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Govt Announces ‘Free Electricity’ For Solar Rooftop Users

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised a ‘zero electricity bill’ for energy users who opt for rooftop solar today. The CM said the government had made a special provision in the upcoming Solar Policy to give solar prosumers free electricity in Delhi.  The state cabinet recently approved the state solar policy. The government will soon […]

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Delhi Adds 500 New Electric Buses, Total Numbers Touch 1300

Today, the Delhi government flagged off 500 new electric buses. With the addition of 500 new buses, the total number of electric buses in the national capital touched 1300, the largest number of buses in any city.  Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attended the flagging-off event of the new […]

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Delhi Rolls Out Fleet of 400 E-Buses

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena have today rolled out 400 new electric buses in the capital city. The addition of the buses will augment the number of electric buses to 800 in Delhi. This makes it the city with the largest number of electric buses in the country. The government […]

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Delhi Leans On Aggregators, Logistics Firms For Quick EV Gains

The AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) run Delhi state government has now notified a draft “aggregator’s policy”, under which ride aggregators and delivery services will have to mandatorily adopt EVs while procuring new fleet. Just two weeks back, the state transport minister had stuck to a gentle urging to aggregators, hence the move to mandatory shift […]

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EV Sale In Delhi 6 Times Higher Than National Average: Delhi Govt

EV (electric vehicles) accounted for nine per cent of the total vehicle sales in Delhi during September-November, six times higher than the national average, the city government said on Tuesday. Delhi is emerging as the EV capital of India, it said in a statement. The national capital is doing everything possible to reduce its contribution […]

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AAP’s ‘Switch Delhi’ Focuses On Sensitizing Youth, Enters Final Week of Campaign

AAP’s ‘Switch Delhi’ – eight weeks electric vehicle (EV) campaign has entered its final week and the Delhi government is endeavouring towards sensitising youth about the perks of EVs and Delhi EV policy in the final week of the campaign. Transport minister Kailash Gahlot termed Delhi’s EV policy as the “most progressive policy around the […]

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Delhi Govt Issues Tender For 500 EV Charging Points at 100 Locations

After Delhi Chief Minister launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign, Delhi power minister Sateynder Jain released a tender to set up 500 electric vehicles (EV) charging points at 100 different locations, on Friday.  In a press conference, minister Jain said, “Delhi government has floated nation’s biggest tender for EV (electric vehicle) charging today, with provision for […]

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AAP Launches ‘Switch Delhi’ Campaign, Promoting EV Adoption to Curb Pollution

Delhi government, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign today, as an awareness program to promote public to adopt electric vehicles (EVs) in the state. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city and said, his government will hire only electric vehicles for […]

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