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Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC)’s transport wing the Nashik Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd (NMPML) to deploy 50 electric buses from next year in the city.
“The civic body will also folllow up with the Union ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises for receiving the approved grant for the electric buses,” Civic Administrator Ramesh Pawar said.
The Union Ministry in the year 2019 provided a grant of Rs 27 crore to procure electric buses under the FAME Scheme for the civic body.
Also, The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) will set up 2 electric vehicle charging stations in Nashik which will be easily accessible to the general public.