Strategy to Electrify Three-Wheeled Passenger and Goods Vehicles in Cities of Odisha

September 08, 2022

Three-wheelers provide a substantial share of intermediate public transport services for last-mile connectivity and multi-modal integration in cities of Odisha and other states. Raising the level of ambition for its fleet electrification can help to eliminate toxic exposures and associated health risks from these vehicles and reduce carbon intensity of commuting in cities. The Odisha State Electric Vehicle Policy has already provided for purchase subsidy and open permits for electric three-wheelers. This ground-level assessment in the capital region of Odisha bears out the opportunities for accelerated electrification of this segment and the challenges associated with implementation that need to be addressed for rapid transformation.

 

 

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