Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said that she would take initiatives to identify an appropriate option for the venue to establish a charging station for e-vehicles.
Minister Bhusal said that e-vehicles should be operated in all municipalities across the country though plans are afoot to run e-vehicles in Kathmandu and Lalitpur metropolitan cities in the first phases.
She also urged the Sajha Yatayat to take the lead for the construction of required infrastructures to run e-vehicles.
She was of the view that domestic raw materials would be used from the operation of e-vehicles, which would contribute to the country’s economic development.
Minister Bhusal added that all technologies powered by petroleum products should be replaced for the cause of our economy as well.
On a different note, the Energy Minister laid emphasis on increasing power consumption to reduce trade deficit in the country while calling for positive role from all sectors of the society for the same.