With almost three-fourths of all public transport trips being made on buses, carrying more than 70 million passengers daily, 200,000 more buses will be needed by 2031 to meet India's growing public transportation demands.The Better e-Bus Challenge is an initiative by WRI India, supported by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) E-bus mission, that focuses on innovative solutions to improve the quality and operations of public electric bus (e-bus) systems in Indian cities.The objective of the Better e-Bus Challenge is to infuse technology-based solutions to improve planning and scheduling, operations, and management of e-buses. The Challenge also aims to bring innovative modes of procurement and financing of e-buses across the country, tailored for Indian scenarios.
News and Updates
|Launch Event||9th March 2022|
|Application Deadline||15th April 2022|
|Announcement of final shortlisted entries||19th April 2022|
|Bootcamp||21st April 2022|
|Pitch Day and Evaluation||22nd April 2022|
|Announcement of winners||TBC|