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Himachal Pradesh Becomes First State to Launch e-Buses

 Himachal Roads Transport Corporation has launched its electric bus service on Manali-Rohtang highway.


  • The service had undergone a trial run for two years prior its official launch.
  • With this initiative, Himachal Pradesh has become the first hill state in the country to run electric buses. 
  • Many Electricity charging points have been installed at Manali and Marhi.
  • The buses will ply on Manali-Kullu and Mandi routes during winters when the road to Rohtang is blocked with snow. 
  • The government has also decided to start an eight-seater electric vehicle service in Manali town.


Himachal Pradesh Becomes First State to Launch e-Buses Himachal Pradesh Becomes First State to Launch e-Buses Reviewed by insiya yadav on September 23, 2017 Rating: 5

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