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.
• 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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