Oh yes, I am sure they want that. Because it’s not their money to spend so the purse strings are much looser. Also, there is a massive tendency for government officials to signal virtue as it does not cost them a dime. If they had to pay for all this I bet there would be a lot fewer fancy cars in service. But most importantly, advocates for EV’s know full well that a politician will never admit when a mistake has been made. Every blunder will be buried and the taxpayers will have to pay up. Great deal for the EV industry. A horrible deal for the people.
Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari urged Power Minister R K Singh to make it mandatory to use electric vehicles for officials in his department saying he will do so for his departments.