Union Minister of Road Transport and Highway, Nitin Gadkari, discussed plans for electric buses and an electric highway from Delhi to Jaipur at the 20th Indo-US Economic Summit in New Delhi on 27 September 2023.
- The government intends to introduce electric buses with luxury facilities, offering a similar level of service as aviation class but at a cost less than 30 percent compared to diesel buses.
- The proposed electric buses will cover the Delhi to Jaipur route in approximately two hours and 50 minutes.
- Nitin Gadkari emphasized the potential for collaboration between India and the US at the economic summit, highlighting the opportunity for joint ventures and technology sharing that would benefit both nations.
- Additionally, Mr. Gadkari presented the 7th Business Leadership Awards during the event.
Q.: What is the proposed route for the government’s plan to establish an electric highway?
a) Mumbai to Pune
b) Delhi to Jaipur
c) Bangalore to Chennai|
d) Kolkata to Patna
Ans : b) Delhi to Jaipur