Every year, the festive season is welcome by worsening air quality in many regions of North India – particularly in Delhi and its adjoining areas. On Wednesday morning, air quality in the national capital reached the ‘hazardous’ level at 317.
According to source apportionment study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the transport sector accounted for 23% of the total air pollution of Delhi in 2019. In such a scenario, vehicle electrification offers a viable solution to the country’s air pollution crisis, believe experts from TERI, The International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT) and Urban Works Institute.
Mr Amit Bhatt, India Managing Director, ICCT Said :
According to Mr IV Rao, Senior Visiting Fellow, TERI, worsening air quality and the increase in noise pollution around Diwali reaffirm the urgent need for transitioning to Electric Mobility.
According to a recent study, 30% of two-wheelers are expected to be electric by 2030.
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