In line with the UNDP/GEF project titled “Bhutan Sustainable Low-emission Urban Transport System”, the 8th Electric Vehicle Project Board Meeting was held today at MoIC conference hall . The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Secretary, MoIC, and was attended by UN Resident Representative , Azusa Kubota, Dy. Resident Representative Mr. Khurshid Alam, Director of Innovation, DHI, Chief Program Officer MoF and GNHC, Director RSTA, Offtg. CPO PPD MOIC, and the EV PMU. During the Meeting relevant officials from RSTA, Procurement officer and EV dealers made presentation to the project Board Members.
The current project is being being implemented by the PMO and aims to replace 300 ICE to EV taxis by September 2022.