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Andaman receives first electric bus from NTPC

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, signed an agreement with Department of Transport of Andaman and Nicobar Islands for deployment of electric buses in the Union Territory.

“Under this project, the company is offering a complete transport solution, including twenty air-conditioned electric buses of nine metres each in phase 1 of the project,” the company said in a statement.

The deployment of electric buses is set to start on a commercial basis by August 2020. Apart from deployment of electric buses, NTPC and Andaman administration are also collaborating for setting up public charging infrastructure in the Island.

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