Tuesday, 22 August 2017

GREEN URBAN MOBILITY SCHEME


The government is working on a green urban mobility scheme for transportation in 103 cities that would promote use of hybrid /electric vehicles and non -fossil fuels ⛽️⛽️ among others for public transport.

  1. It would be implemented in 103 cities having more than 5 lakh population. 
  2. Scheme will be implemented in seven years mission mode. 
  3. Rs 70000 crore fund is required for the scheme. 
  4. 10 percent of the fund will be given by local bodies, 30 percent each by centre and states and the rest will be raised as a loan from multilateral agencies. 
  5. The scheme entails setting up of pedestrian pathways, cycling tracks, public bike sharing, bus rapid transit system and innovating financing for transport system and progressively shift to usage of electric /hybrid and non fossil fuels for public transport. 

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