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Goa set to get dedicated Electric Vehicle policy: Report

The department of information and technology is reportedly working on policies that could make Goa a niche destination for electric vehicles and electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) technology.

According to ET Minister for IT, Rohan Khaunte, speaking at the two-day Goa Start Up and Innovation Day summit said “We are looking at launching the Goa IT policy soon. We are launching the electronic policy and launching the electronic vehicle policy very soon (sic).”

The publication citing  officials notes that Goa Tourism has initiated moves to develop an electric vehicle tourism project in the state including setting up and management of electric vehicles, charging hubs and tourist services for the next 20 years.

Speaking to the publication Khaunte said that the formulation of polices for niche sectors in the IT industry could make Goa a knowledge-based destination and a destination for innovation and research and development.

Khaunte added, over 100 representatives from startups, investors, corporate partners, trade delegates from embassies and trade bodies, that Goa would make all efforts. “Our approach is to create the right ecosystem by providing a conducive atmosphere, infrastructure, market support, financial support, talent access and ease of doing business,” he said.

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