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Cabinet apprises of India joining as member of AMF TCP under IEA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Thursday apprised of joining as member of Advanced Motor Technology Collaboration Programme under International Agency on May 9.

The programme TCP works under the framework of International Agency (IEA) to which has "Association" status since March 30, 2017, an official statement said.

The primary goal of joining the programme by the is to facilitate the market introduction of advanced motor fuels/ alternate with an aim to bring down emissions and achieve higher fuel efficiency in transport sector.

"The benefits of participation in TCP are shared costs and pooled technical resources. The duplication of efforts is avoided and national Research and Development capabilities are strengthened," it said.

After becoming member, it said will initiate R&D in other areas of its interest in advanced and other motor in view of their crucial role in substituting fossil fuel imports.

TCP also provides an opportunity for fuel analysis, identifying new/ alternate fuels for deployment in transport sector and allied R&D activities for reduction in emissions in fuel intensive sectors, the statement said.

The programme is an international platform for co-operation among countries to promote cleaner and more efficient fuels and

Its activities relate to R&D, deployment and dissemination of advanced motor fuels and looks upon the transport fuel issues in a systemic way taking into account the production, distribution and end use related aspects.

The other members are the US, China, Japan, Canada, Chile, Israel, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Spain, Korea, and

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 22:00 IST