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Pollution free Electronic Rickshaw Launched in Manipur

Electronic Rickshaw, powered by solar energy was launched today at Thoubal district in Manipur. Introduction of such solar power rickshaw is the first time in the entire North Eastern region of the country. Y. Bijen Chairperson of Thoubal Municipal Council, flagged off the E-Rickshaw today at Thoubal Keithel.
The launching function of the E-Rickshaw organized by South Eastern Taxi Welfare Association and Heirok based social worker Ningthoujam Ongbi Sumatibala Devi, held at Khangabok District Hospital gate was attended by N. Ibomcha, Senior Scientific officer , Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Kolkata and Kh. Subol, Retd. CRPF officer as dignitaries on the dais.
Senior Scientist N. Ibomcha  is the man behind the introduction of the solar powered electronic rickshaw in Manipur.

The solar powered electronic Rickshaw can also charged through electricity and once charged full it can travel 100 Km at the speed of 30 km per hour.
The vehicle is pollution free. 

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