Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding hydrogen fuel-cell buses, 13/08/2018

  • 13/08/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/08/2018 regarding hydrogen fuel-cell buses. The affidavit filed by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. states that a study is being carried out by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. for using a mixture of hydrogen and CNG as fuel for buses which will take about six months. It is also stated in the affidavit that an amount of Rs.14 crores would be required for implementing the project towards capital expenditure.

Supreme Court directs that an amount of Rs. 15 crores may be sanctioned to the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. for carrying out its study and the pilot project.