Indian Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

Indian Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution
Indian Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

Indian Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

The Indian Army has launched an ecological initiative with employing E Cars for use of its officials in New Delhi partnership with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint Venture of Central PSUs under Ministry of Power.

The introduction of E-Car in Army at Delhi was visualised on World Environment Day and launched on 01 Aug 2019 with flagging off the first lot of E-Cars for Indian Army by QMG, Lt Gen Gopal R.

The Army plans to operate the first batch of 10 e-Cars as a pilot project and develop further on this initiative and increase the number of e-Cars in Delhi to ensure economy, efficiency and minimal emissions.

The Army has a large number of Territorial Army Battalions (ECO) which have done yeoman service in environmental protection initiatives such as forestation.

Army units posted in remote and ecologically sensitive areas from Kashmir to Kanyakumari have been carrying out various activities in close coordination with the local populace to conserve the ecological balance and protect the environment.

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