MCG plans Rs 30,000 subsidy to drivers for e-rickshaw rollout, Auto Information, East Auto Information
Gurgaon: As a way to curb air pollution within the metropolis, MCG is all set to implement its plan to roll out 2,000 e-rickshaws changing diesel autos. Officers stated the civic physique will supply a subsidy of Rs 30,000 to every diesel auto proprietor keen to present their autos in scrap to the concessionaire appointed by the MCG in order to purchase e-rickshaws.
“We’re going to maintain a particular assembly on Wednesday to debate varied points associated to the phasing out of diesel autos and changing them with e-rickshaws with a view to curb air pollution within the metropolis. We are going to work together with the e-rickshaw house owners and drivers on the assembly. We’re going to introduce 2,000 e-rickshaws and part out diesel autos,” stated Jaspreet Kaur, MCG extra commissioner-4.
She stated that the e-rickshaw house owners might be given their registration certificates inside 72 hours by the Regional Transport Authority, Gurgaon. “Those that eliminate their diesel autos as scrap to the concessionaire appointed by the MCG might be given a subsidy of Rs 30,000,” Kaur added.
MCG officers stated the rising air pollution ranges are a priority for the town and the civic physique is taking steps to curb it. One of many steps in the direction of retaining a test on air pollution, officers stated, is changing the diesel autos with e-rickshaws.
“For now, MCG will roll out 2,000 e-rickshaws changing diesel autos. Nonetheless, we additionally plan so as to add extra e-rickshaws within the second part of the undertaking,” stated DS Bhadana, MCG govt engineer. Officers stated that they can even talk about the routes and fares for these e-rickshaws.