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Transport sector can become all electric-driven by 2030: EV

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

are the future and with the help of innovative approaches, Indias sector can become all electric-driven by the year 2030, an EV expert and of IIT Madras has said.

at a lecture in the of Management, on Tuesday suggested innovative alternative solutions for and called for the application of Internet of Things (IoT) to get the maximum out of batteries.

He also suggested reduction of battery sizes, weights and costs and splitting battery into smaller sizes for the switch-over and said with more focus on R&D and with the right steps, India's can become all electric by 2030.

He said the 'One size fits all' strategy does not hold good in the case of as the vehicle composition is different in owing to preponderance of public and low cost

Jhunjhunwala, who had quit as a key associated with Indias ambitious programme sometimes back, said there should innovative alternative solutions for EV (electric vehicle)

Jhunjhunwala, who has worked closely with industry to create innovative affordable products in sectors like telecom, banking, and electric vehicles, also said the usage of battery should be optimised as it dominates the cost of

The who is also a Padma Shri recipient said the countrys economy would grow much faster if dependence on is reduced.

Jhunjhunwala, who has been and member of various government committees, said start-ups and industries who are working towards the cause of electric vehicles need to be encouraged and there needs to be handholding among MSMEs of Indias auto sector.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 14:00 IST