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EV prices to be on par with cost of petrol vehicles within a year: Gadkari

PTI | | Updated on: Jun 17, 2022
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari | Photo Credit: -

Gadkari further said the government is promoting ethanol produced from crop residue instead of petrol and diesel

The prices of all electric vehicles (EVs) will be equal to the cost of petrol vehicles in the country within one year, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.

Gadkari further said the government is promoting ethanol produced from crop residue instead of petrol and diesel.

"I am trying...within one year, the cost of electric vehicles will be equivalent to the cost of petrol vehicles in the country and we will save money spent on fossil fuels," he said while addressing 'TV9 What India Think Today Global Summit'.

The minister said the government is already promoting green fuels in a big way.

Gadkari noted that waterways us a cheaper mode of transportation than road and it is going to come up in a big way.

Published on June 17, 2022
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