Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, September 22
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday stated that in a bid to encourage use of e-vehicles within the state, the state authorities had determined to present subsidy to the folks for buying e-vehicles.
The federal government has additionally formulated a vehicle-scrap coverage for the discontinuation of automobiles older than the prescribed interval within the NCR area, stated Khattar.
The Chief Minister stated this whereas interacting with media after inaugurating an consciousness exhibition on e-vehicles organised on the Civil Secretariat right here on the event of ‘World Automotive-Free Day’.
Whereas calling upon the folks of the state to guard the surroundings, Khattar stated the surroundings was getting polluted because of the improve within the variety of automobiles.
Individuals contemplate automobiles as standing symbols, as a consequence of which workers and officers use them as the primary mode of commuting even after they keep near their places of work, stated the Chief Minister.
On the event of ‘World Automotive-Free Day’, the Chief Minister known as upon folks to take a pledge to undertake a car-pooling system or to journey on foot or cycle to close by locations.
The Chief Minister stated whereas taking steps to cut back air pollution ranges, until now plying of CNG buses was being inspired in Gurugram, however now the emphasis could be laid on working e-buses and e-autos there too.
Earlier, Khattar, Schooling Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar, Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister JP Dalal and lots of MLAs cycled from the Chief Minister’s residence to the Punjab and Haryana Civil Secretariat.