Govt Plans for Electric Highway and Luxury Electric Buses from Delhi to Jaipur

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.

  1. 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.
  2. The proposed electric buses will cover the Delhi to Jaipur route in approximately two hours and 50 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. 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

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