Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he is ready to give similar concessions to hydrogen-powered cars which are currently being given to electric vehicles.
Nitin Gadkari said that he is ready to give concessions to hydrogen-powered cars.
The Center is considering green hydrogen to fuel vehicles on Indian roads. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that his ministry is serious about bringing green hydrogen as a potential transport fuel to serve as an alternative to electric vehicles in an effort to achieve India’s climate goals.
Nitin Gadkari, who in the past has been one of the most vocal advocates of alternative fuel as well as electric vehicles, said he is ready to give hydrogen-powered cars the same concessions that are currently given to electric vehicles. are going. Addressing a conference on ‘Hydrogen and Gas Based Mobility’, Gadkari said, “We are exploring possibilities regarding Green Hydrogen as a potential transportation fuel. Whatever concessions we are giving for electric vehicles, we can also give the same concession for green hydrogen.”
According to Gadkari, India should focus on hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle technology especially for heavy trucks, buses, marine and aviation purposes. Gadkari said the move would get support from the Center and he would take up the matter with the Finance Ministry and NITI Aayog for further implementation.
“We are working to bring out an integrated road map and create opportunities for alternative clean and green transport fuels such as electricity, bio-CNG, LNG, ethanol, methanol and hydrogen fuel cells,” Gadkari said.