Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to lessen the pollution in the city.
He said that his government will hire only electric vehicles for various purposes in the next six weeks.
He asked delivery chains and big companies, malls and cinema halls to promote electric vehicles and also set up charging stations at their premises. He encouraged the youth to buy electric vehicles.
‘Switch Delhi’ campaign will create awareness about benefits of electric vehicles and how it can contribute to making Delhi clean and pollution free.
Kejriwal said, More than 6,000 electric vehicles have been purchased since the policy launch in August 2020 and the government has also issued tenders for setting up 100 charging stations across the city.