Kolkata/IBNS: A Mega EV Rally was recently organised in Kolkata by the West Bengal government and Altius Auto Solutions Pvt. Ltd.- also jointly organizing the 16th EV Expo currently underway at Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan.
These events are a part of the West Bengal government's E-mobility Week aimed at creating awareness and accelerating the adoption and use of electric vehicles in the State.
The EV Rally saw enthusiastic participation by a total of around 2500 persons traveling together in about 430 EVs including 23 Electric Buses, 264 E-Rickshaws, 68 Electric Cars, 75 Electric Two-wheelers.
The EV Rally flagged was off by West Bengal Transport Minister Snehasis Chakraborty.
The rally began from Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan and after traveling through the city to Birla planetarium terminated at the starting point.
It created a lot of curiosity amongst the public about the routes it traveled through the city.