Manufacturing accounts for nearly 17% of India’s GDP and provides millions with employment in the country. This sector is connected in many ways to several other industries, helping India thrive as an economy. However, one of the biggest issues that the sector has had to deal with is its contribution to industrial pollution and environmental degradation.
As you read this, polar ice caps continue to melt, increasing the threat of rising sea levels. Every year, we continue to witness extreme events like cyclones, forest fires, and droughts, that are severely affecting our planet’s health. Not to mention, pollution levels are rising year-on-year, making something as primal as clean air to breathe, inaccessible. But things can certainly get better if we try. Acting responsibly towards the environment is the need of the hour and one of the most impactful solutions for a sustainable future is electric vehicles (EVs). Here are a few ways in which EVs can contribute to greater sustainability.