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Transport Sector

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Transport Sector

In the Transport Sector, the inter-ministerial working group has identified a saving potential of 20%. The major thrust areas of activities in this sector include Driver Training Program Fuel Efficiency Improvement program and mass awareness program. Apart from this, PCRA has also initiated several policy initiatives such as Fuel Efficiency Standards for Light, Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles in India, Standards & Labelling Program for Agricultural Tractors in India and Standards & Labelling Program for Tyres of Cars, Trucks and Buses in India.

There is annual recurring saving in transport sector due to PCRA efforts.

PCRA networks with a large number of organizations viz. Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU), State Transport Undertakings (STUs), Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Traffic Police, NGOs and automobile associations for propagating awareness on efficient utilization of petroleum products in the transport sector.