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Two states breach NITI Aayog's e3W target seven years ahead of plan

4 others remain close on the heels of target

NITI Aayog

Nitin Kumar New Delhi

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Chhattisgarh and Assam have already breached the NITI Aayog’s target of 80 per cent electric penetration in the three-wheelers category by 2030 and four others -- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Bihar, and Uttarakhand are within striking distance of it, shows data from the Vahan Dashboard for this calendar year up to June 20.

A total of 227,453 electric three-wheelers (e3Ws) have been sold so far this year, an 77 per cent increase from 128,094 in the same period of last year.

Electric’s charge has come at the expense of diesel and petrol as three-wheeler fuels. Diesel three-wheeler sales fell by 85 per cent

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First Published: Jun 21 2023 | 10:55 PM IST

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