Panjim: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday flagged off 30 eco-friendly electric buses in the city.
The event was attended by Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho and others. Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises joined the event through video conference.
The buses were flagged off under FAME India II Scheme.
The Chief Minister said another 20 buses would be launched in the second phased.
‘Our State Government inline with the Central Government is committed to take environment friendly measures to combat the rising concerns of vehicular pollution and climate change arising due to the burning of fossil fuels. Another 20 buses will be launched in the 2nd phase,’ he said.