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CoS wants Niti Aayog as nodal agency for promotion of e-vehicles: Govt

CoS suggested that Niti Aayog may work out a detailed strategy for promotion of e-vehicles solution

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NITI Aayog
The newly renamed NITI Aayog building in New Delhi on Friday

A Committee of Secretaries (CoS) has recommended that be designated as the for promotion of solution, was informed on Wednesday.

It has also said that National Mission Plan may be relocated in Niti Aayog, from the Department of Heavy Industry, which may restructure it as per requirement, Minister of State for Ministry of Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to the c.

Besides, the has said that an apex monitoring committee may be set up under the Cabinet secretary for coordination across various ministries/departments and to review the progress from time to time, he said.

"may work out a detailed strategy for promotion of solution and bring out a comprehensive note for consideration of Cabinet covering promised strategies along with specific milestones and timelines, in consultation with all concerned stakeholders," Singh said, quoting the recommendation.

The FAME (faster adoption and manufacturing of hybrid and in India) scheme aims at market creation through incentives across segments -- 2 wheelers, 3 wheelers, autos, passenger 4 wheeler vehicles, light commercial vehicles and buses.

First Published: Wed, July 26 2017. 19:48 IST