IIT Bhubaneswar has started an amazing initiative regarding Go Green. The institution has begun a battery-operated vehicle service as part of its initiative to promote a greener ecosystem and a pollution-free atmosphere inside its campus. The Director Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar has started the service was inaugurated by IIT Bhubaneswar during a ceremony held at the IIT campus.
The campus residents will be charged a very nominal amount by the institution in a bid to make it affordable and convenient for them. Initially, three vehicles will be operational within the campus during the first phase. The service will increase the number of vehicles as per future requirements.
Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar on the initiation of the battery-operated vehicle service, said, “We at IIT Bhubaneswar are committed to building a green campus, we have achieved a fairly good amount of success in this endeavour through our massive plantation drives, cycling culture, zero discharge designs following GRIHA norms, rain-water harvesting, and the same will continue. It gives me happiness to share with all that we have added yet another dimension to our initiatives,”
The vehicles will be maintained and operated by the Maini Materials Movement who is the institution’s service partner within the campus. Maini Materials Movement is a premium brand in material-movement and in-campus electric mobility solutions based in Bangalore.