LPG Subsidy: In order to reduce the country’s dependence on Petrol-Diesel, the Minister of Roads and Transport, Nitin Gadkari, advocates to emphasize the maximum use of electric vehicles (E-vehicles).
New Delhi: LPG Subsidy: In order to reduce the country’s dependence on Petrol-Diesel, the Minister of Roads and Transport, Nitin Gadkari, advocates for greater use of electric vehicles (E-vehicles). Before people start using electric vehicles, they insisted on using e-vehicles in government departments only. Also, in the coming time, instead of LPG gas cylinders, the government can give you subsidy on induction cooking. He has asked the government to consider it.
‘Government officials should only use e-vehicles’
Nitin Gadkari has proposed that government officials of all ministries and departments must use only electric vehicles. Not only this, Nitin Gadkari has also suggested to the government that subsidy should be given to purchase electric cooking appliances instead of the help provided for cooking gas for use in homes.
‘Electric cooking should be subsidized in place of LPG’
Speaking at a Go Electric campaign event, he said, ‘Why don’t we give subsidy to buy electric cooking appliances. We are giving subsidy on cooking gas. The motive behind Nitin Gadkari’s suggestion that the country’s dependence on gas imports is reduced, as well as the risk of pollution from electric cooking will also be reduced.
‘Starting with the Ministry of Energy, then we will move forward’
The general public is troubled by the ever-increasing cost of petrol and diesel in the country, its burden is also falling on the government. Therefore, Gadkari has suggested that all the ministries and departments should make use of electric vehicles mandatory. He appealed to Energy Minister RK Singh to make use of electric vehicles in his department, after which it will be made mandatory in other departments.
‘Can save 30 crores every month’
Nitin Gadkari said that 30 crore rupees can be saved every month by using 10,000 electric trains in Delhi. Energy Minister RK Singh, present at the event, announced fuel cell bus service, which will run between Delhi to Agra and Delhi to Jaipur, although the date has not been announced yet.
Let us tell you that petrol prices have crossed Rs 101 in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, while petrol in Delhi has crossed Rs 90, diesel is also very close to its record level. For the past 11 days, the prices of petrol and diesel have been increasing continuously.