Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal met Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi

The Ola CEO had also shown a demo of the S1 Pro electric scooter to the transport minister.

Founder & CEO of  Ola, Bhavish Aggarwal met with the Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi. The entrepreneur discussed the future of electric vehicles (EV) in India.

Aggarwal shared the development on his Twitter handle. “Met Shri @nitin_gadkari ji and discussed India’s potential to become world’s EV hub and Ola’s plans.”

The Ola CEO had also shown a demo of the S1 Pro electric scooter to the transport minister. “Demoed the scooter to him! His belief in bringing together an electric revolution and making sustainable mobility a reality is really inspiring for us at @OlaElectric,” Aggarwal tweeted.

This development comes at times when several electric scooters have been reported to catch fire. The Centre has summoned the representative of EV makers & has ordered an investigation. Transport Ministry has handed over the investigation to the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Till now more than 100s scooters have caught fire.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has always been a visionary & has signalled several times that he plans to make India into an EV hub.

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