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Vijayawada Gets Electric Garbage Removal Vehicles, First In The Country

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The AP Government has adopted use of electric vehicles for garbage removal. It is first of its kind used in the country with an objective to ensure zero use of fossil fuel and zero green gas emission.
Launching the pollution free vehicles, A.P Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said that it is very important to manage the waste very efficiently to achieve sustainable development of the ecology.
The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Commissioner said that web based software has been developed for efficient operation of the electric vehicle fleet, this will help in keeping the city beautiful and help in achieving the reduced carbon footprint.
If 5000+ municipal vehicles are replaced with diesel auto, around 200,000 tons of carbon emissions can be reduced and thus environment can be saved from pollution.

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