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Jharkhand govt introduces electric cars for official use

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

government Wednesday introduced electric vehicles for official use when its department got 20 such cars, said.

In the first phase, the department got 20 cars procured by the Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of the PSUs under the

Within the next two weeks, 30 more cars would be provided to the department, Das said.

"Using electric vehicles will not only protect the but also save foreign currency. Everyone will profit if dependency on becomes less," an official release said quoting the

Das suggested that other departments and the common people start using such cars to make the state clean and green.

said 12 charging stations have been set up so far in Ranchi and more charging stations will come up.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:55 IST