Aligarh : “There is a need to customize the unique Indian transport ecosystem and build capacity among stakeholders to support its on-ground expansion, said the Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Technology. Prof Altamush Siddiqui while speaking at the International Webinar on Electric Vehicles Charging Infrastructure: Opportunities & Challenges organised by Electrical Engineering Section, University Polytechnic, AMU .
Prof Siddiqui emphasized that Electric Vehicles (EVs) are gaining wider acceptance among people as they are available at more affordable price. Governments all over the world are providing subsidies and developing regulatory mechanisms for promotion of EVs to ease out the burden on fossil fuels and promote environmentally friendly cleaner means of transportation.
The resource person, Dr Marif Daula Siddique, Virginia Tech., USA shared various aspects regarding EVs and their charging mechanism.
It was followed by a comprehensive query session where several participants discussed a number of issues related to EVs
Principal, University Polytechnic, Prof Arshad Umar, stated that over the last one decade the electrical vehicles (EVs) have been able to penetrate the automobile market quite comprehensively. However, for commercial as well as long distance private travellers, relevant charging infrastructure has to be developed at large scale to make EVs a reliable alternative to conventional automobiles.
The session began with an introduction by Dr Mohd. Faisal Khan, Associate Professor and webinar convener.
The program was hosted and conducted by Mohd. Umar Rehman, coordinator and Assistant Professor, EES, while Mr Tehzeeb Ahmed Abbasi, In-charge, Electrical Engineering Section, proposed the vote of thanks.