Cabinet approves proposal to set up NCEM

March 31st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to set up a ‘National Mission for Electric Mobility’ (NCEM) to promote electric mobility and manufacturing of electric vehicles in India.

The cabinet also approved the setting up of a National Board for Electric Mobility (NBEM) by the Department of Heavy Industry. The NCEM will be the apex body in the Government of India for making recommendations in these matters.

The National Automotive Board (NAB), after its formation will be the technical advisor and secretariat for both the NCEM and NBEM.

The present proposal does not involve any financial implication. (ANI)

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