On 8th September 2022, National Institute for Transforming India (NITE Aayog), in collaboration with World Resources Institute (WRI) India launched India’s 1st electric freight platform, e-FAST India (Electric Freight Accelerator for Sustainable Transport – India) to enable road based electric freight (e-freight) transition.

About e-FAST India platform:

  • The e-FAST India platform is supported by the World Economic Forum (WEF), CALSTART and RMI(Rocky Mountain Institute) India for bringing different stakeholders together, from across the freight ecosystem.
  • This will help in strengthening partnerships and identify and support innovative freight solutions.
  • It will also support scalable pilots and suggest policies that accelerate freight electrification in India.
  • The e-FAST India platform witnessed participation from major automobile industry players, logistics companies, development banks and fin-tech companies.

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