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Punjab Launches ‘Green Wheels’ Program, Electric Bikes and Rickshaws on Easy Instalments

Punjab Launches 'Green Wheels' Program, Electric Bikes and Rickshaws on Easy Instalments

Punjab’s Caretaker Chief Minister, Mohsin Naqvi, has introduced the ‘Green Wheels’ program, an ambitious venture aimed at revolutionizing the commuting landscape in the province.

This groundbreaking initiative seeks to provide 10,000 electric bikes and rickshaws to the public under favorable terms, completely interest-free.

During a media address, Chief Minister Naqvi elaborated on the key features of the ‘Green Wheels’ initiative. The program will allocate 2,000 electric three-wheeler bikes to special individuals, exempted from any interest charges.

An additional 2,000 electric bikes are earmarked for government employees, with an additional 2,000 set aside for women in both government and private sectors, all provided without incurring interest.

A noteworthy aspect of this initiative is the significant shift in government procurement policies. Chief Minister Naqvi declared a ban on the acquisition of fuel motorcycles at the government level.

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Henceforth, government departments will exclusively procure electric bikes, aligning with the global trend towards sustainable and environmentally friendly transportation solutions.

Underscoring the provincial government’s commitment to addressing environmental concerns, Naqvi urged citizens to embrace the ‘Green Wheels’ opportunity, emphasizing the collective effort towards creating a greener and cleaner future for Punjab.