The government plans to set up a committee for an institutional framework on large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in India as a viable clean energy mode -- particularly for shared mass transport -- to help bring down alarming levels of pollution in big cities.
According to officials, government think-tank Niti Aayog has sought comments from ministries, including heavy industry, environment, road, transport and highways, and power on the issue and is in the process of chalking out the nitty-gritties of the framework.
"It (framework) is at a primary stage, the discussion is on. We have given our comments on it. The final decision is yet to be taken," top sources in the heavy industry ministry told
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