President Droupadi Murmu Launches ‘EV Yatra’ Web Portal And Mobile Application To Encourage E-Mobility Adoption In India

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Smt Droupadi Murmu, Hon’ble President of India, Shri R. K. Singh, Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy, Shri Krishan Pal, Minister of State for Power & Heavy Industries, Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary (Power) launch EV Yatra Web Portal.

Ministry of Power celebrated  National Energy Conservation Day. Hon’ble President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu felicitated the winners of the 32nd National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) and 2nd National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards (NEEIA). The school children who are the winners of the National-Level Painting Competition on Energy Conservation were also given prizes.

On the occasion, the Hon’ble President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu launched ‘EV Yatra’ web portal and its mobile phone application for encouraging the adoption of E-Mobility in the country.

Addressing the gathering, the President said that it is a top priority for all to ensure that future generations breathe in a pollution-free environment, progress well, and live healthy lives. Breathing in clean air is a basic human right.

Hon’ble President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu remarked that many human rights can be protected by protecting the environment and urged people to take it as a top priority so that future generations can breathe pollution-free air. The President said that while facing the challenges of climate change and global warming, energy conservation is a global as well as national priority.

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Although India’s per capita carbon emissions and greenhouse gas emissions are less than one-third of the world average, India as a responsible country is contributing significantly to environmental protection, she noted. The President said that India, at the 26th United Nations climate change conference (COP-26), had given the message of ’Lifestyle For Environment’ i.e. LiFE, urging the world community to adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle.

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in its capacity as the Central Nodal Agency has developed a Mobile Application to facilitate navigation to the nearest public EV charging Station, and a website to disseminate information on various central and state-level initiatives to promote e-mobility in the country.

All Public Charge Point Operators (private/ public entities) can register online and provide the required detailed information as per the online format available at web portal.

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