PMI Electro Mobility forays into Goa with deliveries of electric buses

May 18, 2023
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Delhi, 18 May 2023: PMI Electro Mobility, India's largest electric bus manufacturer, has achieved yet another milestone in its journey towards clean and sustainable transportation by delivering electric buses in Goa. The company delivered 20 electric buses to Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTCL), the state transport undertaking of the state of Goa, as part of a larger order to provide 48 electric buses before July 2023. Flagged off by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa Dr Pramod Sawant, PMI’s electric buses in Goa mark a significant step towards the electrification of public transportation in the state. 

The buses were flagged off by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa in the presence of Shri Shripad Y. Naik, Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism and Ports; Shri Mauvin Godinho, Hon’ble Minister of Transport; Shri Vishwajit P. Rane, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development and Health; Shri Atanasio Monserrate, Hon’ble Minister for Revenue & Labour; and Shri Ulhas Y. Tuenkar, Hon’ble Chairman, KTCL and MLA of Navelim.

Foray into Goa has made PMI the only electric bus manufacturer to be present across 26 cities in the country, a testament to the company's dedication to support state governments in achieving their clean mobility targets. 

SATISH JAIN, CHAIRMAN, PMI ELECTRO
SATISH JAIN, CHAIRMAN, PMI ELECTRO

Sharing this announcement, Mr Satish Jain, Chairman, PMI Electro Mobility, said, “We are elated to foray into Goa with our state-of-the-art product. Through its electric buses, PMI will contribute towards making Goa's public transport system cleaner and help facilitate the switch to green mobility, which is one of the priorities for the government in Goa. Our electric buses will help the state avoid more than 13,000 tons of CO2 emissions over 10 years in its journey towards clean mobility.”

PMI's electric buses are equipped with advanced features such as air suspension, real-time diagnostics, CCTV cameras, and panic buttons, making them reliable, energy-efficient, and cost-effective. The buses also feature automated digital fare collection, adding another layer of convenience for the passengers by making transactions faster, more efficient, and digital.

The company is committed to offering its customers the best transportation solutions that are in line with the government's vision of sustainable development and clean mobility. Each electric bus will offer a range of 180 km on a single charge. The buses will also benefit from PMI’s state-of-the-art electric bus depots, offering reliable services to citizens of Goa as well as tourists.

Mr Satish Jain added, “PMI will operate and manage these buses with tech-enabled electric bus depots for efficient running of buses to provide citizens of Goa with reliable services. These e-bus depots will also help with regular maintenance of buses to ensure zero downtime.”

As more and more cities in India seek to reduce their carbon footprint, PMI Electro Mobility is well-positioned to play a vital role in transforming the public transportation landscape in the country. It is the only electric bus manufacturer in India running a fleet of over 1,100 electric buses, catering to the growing demand for sustainable transportation solutions. The company's success has shown that electric buses can be a reliable and cost-effective alternative to traditional public transportation, and it is poised to play a key role in India's journey towards a greener and more sustainable future.

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