The introduction of electric buses in the Island union territory will help cut down tailpipe emissions as well as provide comfortable public transport
Admiral (Retd.) D K Joshi, the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, today flagged-off a fleet of electric buses. The project for 40 electric buses is being executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited(NVVN Limited), a 100% subsidiary of NTPC Limited, a PSU under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.
In addition to the above project, NVVN has emerged as a successful bidder for providing a turnkey solution for 90 electric vehicles in Bengaluru under the Smart City project. These buses will provide last-mile connectivity to the NAMMA Metro network.
NVVN is developing and providing a complete range of zero-emission mobility solutions for various vehicle segments. In order to encourage faster migration to electric vehicles, NVVN is also developing charging infrastructure in multiple cities across the country.