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Home States Kerala Kerala: After the Finance Department sanctioned the EV or e-mobility policy draft after a few corrections the other day, the Transport Department, which has been handling it, forwarded it to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for approval. The policy aims at reducing the number of vehicles on the road by introducing modern shared transport systems like air-conditioned e-buses and e-autorickshaws.
E-mobility in Kerala is another step taken by the state government for its development. The high vehicle population of over 1 crore vehicles on road in the state has made mobility a challenge and is accompanied by a rise in road accidents and air pollution.
The state government took several measures to ensure sustainable development for its citizens, like upgrading and widening the NH to 45 m and constructing a coastal highway.
The transition to electric vehicles is the best choice for the state, in line with its development ideas as there is an urgent need to accelerate the use of clean energy technologies in various sectors to address the global challenges of energy security, climate change and sustainable development.
This is expected to substantially reduce the heavy outflow due to fuel cost. KSRTC currently procures around 1, new buses annually and is planning to replace them with EVs, charging infrastructure and innovative electricity tariff.
Initially, it aims to establish charging stations at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode According to the policy, the role of Industries will be to establish hi-tech manufacturing industries in areas like design, power electronics and IT components for EVs.
Kerala focuses on growing its manufacturing ecosystem and turning away from being an export-dependent, consumption driven economy. Though air pollution in Kerala due to particulate matter does not exceed the national guideline value, it is substantially higher than World Health Organisation guidelines.
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He said for Kerala the focus could be on projects like waterways, knowledge city, ports, ayurveda, waste management, e-governance, health and modernisaiton of traditional industries.
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