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Andaman’s Public Transportation Goes Green with NTPC Electronic Buses | India News


NEW DELHI: Andaman & Nicobar Island’s public transportation system went green Tuesday with a fleet of electric buses provided by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a subsidiary of state power generation company NTPC.
NVVN is implementing a turnkey project for the supply of 40 electronic buses and charging stations as part of the Union Territory Administration’s initiative to reduce pollution. LG DK Joshi branded the e-bus fleet, NTPC said in a statement.
In the first phase, NVVN will provide 20 electric air-conditioned buses of nine meters each. In addition to the deployment of electric buses, NTPC and the Andaman administration are also collaborating to establish a public charging infrastructure in the archipelago.
NVVN has also become the winner of a turnkey solution for 90 electric buses in Bengaluru within the framework of the Center’s Smart City project. These buses will provide last-mile connectivity to the NAMMA metro network.
The company is developing and providing a full range of zero-emission mobility solutions for various vehicle segments.

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