The Indian Zonal Railways have been given the go ahead signal to use battery operated vehicles at railway stations for the disabled, old, and for sick passengers. The battery operated vehicles will be available on a first come first serve basis.
These battery operated vehicles have been sponsored by NGOs, charitable institutions, trusts, and corporates, under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The battery vehicles will be available to use free of cost.
Around 59 of these battery operated vehicles have been provided to 40 major railway stations.
These battery operated vehicles have been provided to major railway stations depending on passenger density, and availability of sponsors.