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NITI Aayog gives scooter, bike makers 2 weeks to draw up EV plan: Report

NITI Aayog officials met with executives from companies including Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp and TVS late on Friday

Aditi Shah | Reuters 

India’s central think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government’s proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters. NITI Aayog officials met with executives from companies including Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp and TVS late on Friday, giving them two weeks to come up with the plan, according to one of the executives. The think-tank, which is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and plays a key role in policymaking, had recommended that only ...

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First Published: Sun, June 23 2019. 08:39 IST
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