First batch of 1000 E-rickshaws 'SmartE' launched in Gurugram

Sep 6, 2017 15:42 IST

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on 4 September 2017 launched a fleet of first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from Huda City Centre metro station in Gurugram.

The e-rickshaw fleet will provide cost effective and pollution free substitute in transport system of Gurugram along with generating employment opportunities for marginalised youth.

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Key Highlights
These e-rickshaws were manufactured in India and are fitted with GPS and tracking system.
The E rickshaw fleet is operated by Treasure Vase Ventures Private Limited in partnership of Delhi Metro under the 'SmartE' brand name.
SmartE will provide the last mile transport connectivity to metro commuters in the area and will provide meaningful self-employment for over 100000 marginalised youths in next 4-5 years.
SmartE established strategic partnerships with the Haryana government (HSIIDC) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to launch 1000 vehicles in Gurugram and Faridabad in 2017.

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