MCG plans Rs 30,000 subsidy to drivers for e-rickshaw rollout, Auto Information, Automobilnews
Gurgaon: With the intention to curb air pollution within the metropolis, MCG is all set to implement its plan to roll out 2,000 e-rickshaws changing diesel autos. Officers stated the civic physique will supply a subsidy of Rs 30,000 to every diesel auto proprietor prepared to offer their automobiles in scrap to the concessionaire appointed by the MCG in order to purchase e-rickshaws.“We’re going to maintain a particular assembly on Wednesday to debate numerous points associated to the phasing out of diesel autos and changing them with e-rickshaws with a purpose to curb air pollution within the metropolis. We’ll work together with the e-rickshaw homeowners and drivers on the assembly. We’re going to introduce 2,000 e-rickshaws and part out diesel autos,” stated Jaspreet Kaur, MCG further commissioner-4.
She stated that the e-rickshaw homeowners can be given their registration certificates inside 72 hours by the Regional Transport Authority, Gurgaon. “Those that eliminate their diesel autos as scrap to the concessionaire appointed by the MCG can be given a subsidy of Rs 30,000,” Kaur added.
MCG officers stated the rising air pollution ranges are a priority for town and the civic physique is taking steps to curb it. One of many steps in direction of conserving a test on air pollution, officers stated, is changing the diesel autos with e-rickshaws. “For now, MCG will roll out 2,000 e-rickshaws changing diesel autos. Nevertheless, we additionally plan so as to add extra e-rickshaws within the second part of the challenge,” stated DS Bhadana, MCG govt engineer. Officers stated that they will even focus on the routes and fares for these e-rickshaws.