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Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Lok Sabha on July 15. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Bill, 1988 to address the issues of third party insurance, regulation of taxi aggregators and road safety.

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which has been unsuccessfully attempting to get new buses since 2008, is going to take another shot at augmenting its fleet, with the AAP government Thursday

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to build all-weather roads to villages across the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Road Accidents, 11/07/2019. The Ministry analyses the road traffic injuries based on the data received from the Police Department of all State/UTs. The latest data of road accidents published by the Ministry are for the calendar year 2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Promotion of Electric Vehicles, 09/07/2019. In order to promote manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle (xEV) and to ensure sustainable growth of the same, Government notified a scheme namely Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India [ FAME India Scheme] Phase-I w.e.f.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Enhancing Walkability in Delhi for Pedestrians, 03/07/2019.

It is clear that without an augmented public transport system, Delhi and other cities of India will not be able to combat toxic air pollution. It is also clear that currently our public transport infrastructure is grossly inadequate. Cities like Beijing, for instance, have 107 buses per lakh people. Delhi has 17 buses per lakh people.

Electric mobility in India is at its infancy and evolving rapidly. As public bus fleets in the cities move towards becoming electric, it is necessary that charging stations are deployed in a planned and meticulous manner.

Remote sensing is one technique used to measure real-world NOx emissions in Europe. Remote sensing measurements conducted by the Canton of Zurich are unique in terms of how consistently they have been collected since 2000 and the steep road grade at the main remote sensing monitoring site.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Road Accidents, 27/06/2019. The Ministry collects data/information on road accidents from the Police Department of all State/UTs in the prescribed format on calendar year-wise.

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