Odisha Government to permit E-rickshaw in Bhubaneswar to save fuel consumption #Odisha #News #Bhubaneswar
Odisha Govt to permit E-rickshaw service in Bhubaneswar. Once approved, rickshaw drivers can obtain a special license from the RTO in order to run the vehicles commercially.
Now the e-rickshaw service is available at SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack and Nandankanan Zoo.
The e-rickshaws are zero emission means of transport for passengers and are equipped with a different design and superficial technical features with an easy drive, as there is no clutch or gear attached to it.
The e-rickshaws require eight-hours of the charging, after which it could run for around 80-100 km/per hour. But as per the rule the driver of such vehicles will have to get licence from the concerned RTO.
As per supreme court order,the union Government will issue a detailed guideline Nov30 in this regard.