At COP26, along with other high profiles who have announced climate change and embraced the ideas for green energy.
Maharashtra, as a regional government and as a sub-national, has also ramped up its presence.
On Wednesday, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a non-profit, RMI, by Maharashtra in order to adopt and promote Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the state.
In order to implement the state’s recently launched Electric Vehicle policy, technical support will be provided by RMI.
In Glasgow, the United Kingdom, at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26), the signing took place.
At the signing of the MoU, Cabinet Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Aaditya Thackeray, said that they look forward to furthering their partnership on electric mobility, ZEV, hydrogen fuel and decarbonization of the transport sector and the urban renewal sector.
Senior Director of RMI India, Akshima Ghate, said that one of the most progressive Electric Vehicle (EV) policies had been notified by Maharashtra at the signing of MoU.
Akshima Ghate further said that RMI is inspired for 100% electrification of public transport in the state and is also looking forward to bringing RMI and India’s expertise of RMI to support the state in decarbonizing its transportation sector by Hon’ble Minister’s vision.
Working on clean energy transitions globally, RMI is a 40-year-old non-profit organization.
RMI India, an organization that works on the clean energy and mobility issues of the country along with the public and private sectors, has partnered with RMI.
To enter the United Nations Race to Resilience campaign, a meaningful action was the reason which the state took a couple of days ago.
As Mr Thackeray said that their goal in order to save millions of livelihoods that could be affected due to increasing climate issues is to keep Maharasthra within 1.5 degrees target.
He further added that the state is joining the UNCC’s Race to Resilence movement will allow the state to report and assess its emissions on a dynamic basis.
Mr Thackeray stated that this is only possible through the efforts of elected representatives, administrators and the citizens of Maharashtra that they could achieve this much in such a short time.
At last, Mr Thackeray added that their goals against climate issues in Maharashtra are getting more greater and ambitious.