Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

JNPT inducts nine Electric vehicles

Posted On: 05 AUG 2021 3:05PM by PIB Delhi

In a major push under green port initiatives and with a vision to achieve sustainability goals, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) today deployed 9 electric vehicles for its employees to travel within the port area. India’s premier container handling port, JNPT has been working towards adopting sustainable solutions in its operational area since its inception.




The induction of the EV fleet is in line with JNPT's green port initiative, and the deployment of eco-friendly mobility solutions for the JNPT employees is yet another addition to the port's host of sustainable, green initiatives. The e-vehicles are zero-emission vehicle that will enable JNPT transition to green and energy-efficient mobility solutions .JNPT has also operationalized a dedicated charging station for the newly inducted e-vehicle fleet.


JNPT persistently focuses on sustainability to minimize the impact of the port's operations on the environment and surrounding communities. The port not only aims to obtain economic efficiencies but also focuses on ecological and social stability. Industries across the world are incorporating climate change aspects to increase accountability towards an environmentally-conscious world. EVs offer a way lower cost of ownership as they are much easier for maintenance and reduce the dependency on fast depleting fossil fuels.




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