India has launched the e-Amrit portal on Electric Vehicles at COP26

 India has launched an electric vehicle awareness web portal called e-Amrit at the COP26 summit at Glasgow, United Kingdom on 10 November 2021. Read the article to know the details of the e-Amrit portal, its features, significance, and purpose.

India's e-Amrit portal for electric vehicle
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Know the key points of the e-Amrit portal

  • The e-Amrit portal was launched at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, United Kingdom on 10 November 2021.
  • The launch of the e-Amrit portal was attended by NITI Aayog Adviser Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha and UK High-level Climate Action Champion Nigel Topping.

What is e-Amrit Portal?

NITI Aayog on November 10, 2021, launched the e-Amrit web portal at the COP26 summit in Glasgow. e-Amrit web portal has been developed in collaboration between NITI Aayog and UK government as part of the India-UK Joint Roadmap 2030.

The expanded form of the e-Amrit portal is Accelerated e-mobility Revolution for India's Transportation.

The e-Amrit portal aims at creating awareness about electric mobility in India. This portal was developed as a one-stop destination for all information related to the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in India.

How e-Amrit portal will be accessed?

The e-Amrit web portal can be accessed using different devices such as PCs, mobile phones, tablets, screen readers.

The website address of the e-portal is www.e-amrit.niti.gov.in

NITI Aayog is working on adding more features and innovative tools to make the e-Amrit portal more interactive and user friendly.

What are the features of the e-Amrit portal?

The e-Amrit portal is developed to offer access to information about electric vehicles and it aims to assist electric vehicle users or electric vehicle adopters to:

Feasibility research on switching to Electric vehicles

It helps in switching to electric vehicles by offering details about electric vehicle (EV) technologies, types of electric vehicles, insurance options and financing options. All these insights about electric vehicles will be available in the e-Amrit portal.

Act as a Knowledge repository on electric vehicle (EV)

The e-Amrit portal will help in setting up the electric vehicle or associated enterprise by providing insights on the key initiatives of central and state governments.

Comprises of tool to calculate electric vehicle experience

The e-Amrit portal will help the customers to assess the benefits of electric vehicles with uniquely designed tools to determine the user's savings with electric vehicles compared to petrol/diesel vehicles.

Provide information about electric vehicles businesses

This e-portal will provide all necessary information on the Indian electric vehicle market and industry and the major developments that drive the e-mobility ecosystem forward.

Significance of e-Amrit Portal

The e-Amrit portal aims the propagate the initiatives of the government efforts on raising awareness of electric vehicles and sensitizing consumers on the benefits of adopting electric vehicles.

The aim of the e-Amrit portal is to act as an accelerator of change and influence millions of consumers and stakeholders to adopt electric vehicles. The e-portal has been built to address the needs and priorities of future electric vehicle users, early electric adopters, academia, government, industry, businesses and research communities.

India has been implementing various initiatives for accelerating the decarbonization of transport and increasing the adoption of electric mobility in the country. Production linked Incentive (PLI) and Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric Vehicle (FAME) are some of the schemes that are significant in the creation of an ecosystem for the early adoption of electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on e-Amrit portal

Q. What is an e-Amrit portal?
Ans. The e-Amrit portal is a web portal launched by the Government of India to promote the adoption of electric vehicles in India.

Q. How we can access the e-Amrit portal?
Ans. The e-Amrit portal can be accessed using a computer, tablet, smartphone by entering the web address of the e-portal. 
The web address of the e-portal is www.e-amrit.niti.gov.in

Q. When was the e-Amrit portal launched?
Ans. The e-Amrit portal was launched on 10 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK at COP26 Summit.

Q. What is the aim of the e-Amrit portal launch?
Ans. The e-Amrit portal aims at creating awareness about electric mobility in India. This portal was developed as a one-stop destination for all information related to the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in India.

Q. Who launched the e-Amrit portal?
Ans. The launch of the e-Amrit portal was attended by NITI Aayog Adviser Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha and UK High-level Climate Action Champion Nigel Topping.

Q. Name the organization which developed the e-Amrit portal.
Ans. The e-Amrit web portal has been developed in collaboration between NITI Aayog and UK government as part of the India-UK Joint Roadmap 2030.

Q. What is the significance of the e-Amrit portal?
Ans. The e-Amrit portal aims the propagate the initiatives of the government efforts on raising awareness of electric vehicles and sensitizing consumers on the benefits of adopting electric vehicles.

Q. What is the full form of the e-Amrit portal?
Ans. The full form of the e-Amrit portal is Accelerated e-mobility Revolution for India's Transportation.

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