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    Gadkari inspects start-up products related to commuting and transport under STP

     Nitin Gadkari
    Sunil Aswal
    May7/ 2022

    Mumbai (The Hawk): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari today said with the help of proven technology, economic viability, availability of raw material and marketing there is wide scope for the start ups in the automobile industry. Use of electric vehicles in the county is increasing  and Pune has the potential to become transport hub for these vehicles.    Shri Gadkari today inspected a selection of start-up products related to transport and commuting at a special interactive function organised by Science and Technology Park, Pune. Shri Gadkari also conducted virtual inauguration of Green Joules – a Start-Up under STP (Pune) for converting agro industrial waste into useable diesel fuel. Speaking on the occasion the Union Minister said that the new technology with use of Ethanol, and other bio fuels are cost effective, pollution free, substitutes for imports. Automobile Industry is growing in the country. Almost all the reputed brands are present. The major manufacturers want to export their products from India. This industry has huge potential and can offer major job opportunities in the country, he added. [https://static.pib.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/image/IMG-20220506-WA0011C8WJ.jpg] He further added that there is a need to focus on research and start-ups as per the local needs. He also emphasized the need for coordination, cooperation and communication about the new technology with in the various  government departments. The Minister further said that we have to think about viable alternatives to imports and alternative fuels for the growth of the country. Dr. Anita Gupta, Adviser and Head Nation Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Dept. Of Science and Technology, Govt. ...

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