IIT Bhubaneswar Goes Green with Battery-powered Vehicles on Campus

Bhubaneswar: On the campus of the IIT Bhubaneswar today a battery-powered vehicle service was provided by the director of the institute, Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar.
As part of this, IIT Bhubaneswar has introduced a green culture and promoted a greener ecosystem. In addition, this initiative has been taken to provide the campus residents with an eco-friendly atmosphere.
“We at IIT Bhubaneswar have set ourselves the goal of building a green campus. We have achieved quite a lot of success in this endeavor through massive plantation drives, cycling culture, zero-flow concepts according to GRIHA standards, rainwater harvesting and the same will. It makes me happy to share with all that we have given our initiatives another dimension. With the installation of electric vehicles on campus, we look forward to being one step ahead of the government. India, which has worked aggressively to promote new and renewable sources. The campus locations can use this as a means of transport and it is helpful to all residents of the campus. We would like to thank Maini Materials Movement, Bangalore, for partnering with IIT Bhubaneswar as a service provider in this project, “said Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar.
The opening ceremony was attended actively by students, lecturers and staff in large groups. Prof. Sujit Roy, Director, Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Col (Dr) Subodh Kumar, Chancellor, and Drs. Rajesh Roshan Dash, in charge of transport facilities, IIT Bhubaneswar.
The battery-powered vehicles are operated within the campus for the best benefit of resident campers at nominal fees. This service will be available on the campus of Maini Materials Movement Pvt. Ltd. operated and maintained. Ltd., Bangalore, India.
In the first phase, three IS-certified vehicles will be operational within the campus and the number of vehicles will continue to increase depending on requirements.

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