The Central Government today launched the Go Electric campaign to boost the adoption of electric mobility vehicles and electric cooking appliances to ensure energy security in the country.

Launching the campaign, Road Transport, and Highways Minister Nitin Gadakari said, Go Electric is a future of India that will promote cost-effective, environment-friendly, and indigenous electric products. Expressing concern over the huge imported cost of fossil fuel, he said, carbon emission from transport vehicles is a major challenge and the country needs to promote the use of such kinds of vehicles which operate on an alternative mode of fuels like electric batteries, CNG and Bio-fuel. He said India would become the number one manufacturer of electric vehicles in the next five years. 

Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said that energy transition is imperative to reduce dependence on imported fossil fuels. He urged the people to adopt electric products as it is more economical and environment friendly.

Highlighting the need for conversion of vehicles from fossil fuel to other alternative modes of fuels, CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant said, green hydrogen is the future and India can take the lead in the manufacturing of electric vehicles. 

News reports, the government is promoting the use of electric mobility vehicles and energy-efficient electric cooking appliances to reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel and mitigate the impact of climate change. In this direction, Go Electric campaign can prove to be a game-changer initiative as it will lead towards adoption of products that operates on renewable energy. This campaign is aimed to provide the necessary impetus for the adoption of environment-friendly electric mobility vehicles and electric cooking appliances to cut down the carbon emission and fulfilling the commitments made by the government in the Paris Climate change agreement. This campaign will create awareness among people to shift from conventional vehicles to electric vehicles and conventional cooking methods to the use of induction stoves. 
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