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Workshop on Electrification of Public Transport

WRI India in collaboration with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, CEPT University is organising a two-day workshop on “Electrification of Public Transport” on 23-24th September 2019, in Ahmedabad. The workshop is supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi under the ‘Electric Mobility Forum’ initiative.

The workshop will start with discussing incentivising electric bus opportunity through FAME2, followed with how state governments can prepare their EV Policy Framework and EV Road Map. In the second session, the workshop will explore the challenges and opportunities of implementation of Ebuses across the country. The first day will end with the highlight of the day, a site visit to the eBus operations in Ahmedabad.

During the second day discussion on OEM Perspectives on E-Mobility will be put forth along with issues and challenges in Micro-Mobility option, business model and financing E-Mobility will be discussed, and the subject of the last session is future of E-Mobility in India.

The workshop is a pre-event in preparation for the 12th Regional EST Forum in Asia, 28-31 October 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam and is also supported by United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD). Interested EV enthusiasts, policy makers, academia, operators, and manufacturers, et al. are invited as delegates, and can send applications to

The agenda can be viewed here. For more details, click here.


A Guidance Document on Accelerating Electric Mobility in India


Electric Buses: Moving Forward - Amit Bhatt

Accelerating Electric Mobility in Kerala - G P Hari

Gujarat State Draft EV Policy - Akash Davda

Gujarat Chief Minister Urban Bus Service Scheme - Vijay Anadkat

Deployment of Electric Buses by Janmarg - Deepak Trivedi

Implementation of E-Buses - HK Gupta

Implementation of E-Buses - Ashvini Parashar

Implementation Plan for Implementation of Public Transport in Kolkata - Suddhasatta Kundu

Implementation of E-Buses: KPIT - Atul Tare

E-Bus Technology Options & Charging Infrastructure - Anand Deshpande

E-Bus Technology Options & Charging Infrastructure - P K Arunkumar

OEM Perspective: TATA Motors - Sanjay Bhatia

OEM Perspective: Cell Propulsion - Nakul Kukar

Business Model & Financing for E-Bus Mobility - Gautam Patel

YULU: Transforming Urban Mobility in India - Ritesh Rathod

Bounce: Shared Electric Two-Wheeler Mobility - Ashish Gautam

ROLR - Ronak Shah

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