Webinar on “Promotion of Light Electric Vehicles in SAARC”

Webinar on “Promotion of Light Electric Vehicles in SAARC”

SAARC Energy Centre (SEC) successfully organized a webinar on “Promotion of Light Electric Vehicles in SAARC” on 7th July, 2020.

Presenters from the SAARC region shared their insights on the Light Electric Vehicles, especially in the context of SAARC. The overall objective of this webinar was to highlight and promote the numerous benefits that the use of light electric vehicles brings to the common consumer and the governments. The webinar shared specific economic and environmental benefits, relevant case studies and provided participants with information on how to achieve large scale adoption. Following were the important aspects covered during the webinar:

  • Current Status and Future Demand Projections of Light EVs in India
  • Policy Guidelines currently in place for Light EVs in India and Pakistan
  • Rationale for Light EVs and its Benefits
  • Initiatives for Promoting Light EVs
  • Charging Strategies for Effective Promotion of Light EVs

The agenda, concept paper, and presentations of the Webinar are available at the links below:

Webinar  Report, Agenda and Concept Paper  

  1. To Download Webinar Report, Click Here
  2. To Download Webinar Agenda, Click Here
  3. To Download Concept Paper, Click Here

Presentations during Webinar

  1. Light Electric Vehicles – Charging Strategy & Implementation, by Suddhasatta Kundu (Associate Director – India Smart Grid Forum) Click Here
  2. EVs Policy Framework in Pakistan, by Muhammad Umar Mukhtar (Research Fellow – Energy, Transport & Environment at SAARC Energy Center)  Click Here