An Introduction To Electric Mobility

What is electric mobility and the changing dynamics of this future-oriented market.

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Electric Mobility includes all street vehicles that are powered by an electric motor and batteries that can be recharged externally. While we are still some years away from mass adoption, the Indian government is trying to encourage adoption of electric mobility through a number of policy initiatives.

In this session you will get an introduction to what is electric mobility and the changing dynamics of this future-oriented market.


At the end of this session, you will :

  • Understand how India is transitioning into a cleaner energy future
  • Get a peek into the electric mobility domain and future career opportunities

Who should attend:

The course has no pre-requisites. Anyone who is curious about clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable urban transport and climate policy and technology can attend.

Your Instructor

Ashwin Mahesh
Ashwin Mahesh

Ashwin Mahesh is an urbanist, journalist, politician and social technologist based in Bangalore. After his education in atmospheric science (PhD) and astronomy (MS), he worked as a climate scientist at NASA before switching to a career in governance reforms and urban development. In 1998, he co-founded India Together, an online magazine that covers public affairs, policy and development in India. He co-founded & is the CEO of Mapunity, a social tech company in Bangalore, that develops IT-led solutions to social problems and development challenges in India.

In October 2014, he co-founded India's first 100% Electric Vehicles-based transportation service, Lithium, which began deploying electric vehicles to serve the employee transportation market in Bangalore. He also helped establish the Centre for Public Problem Solving, an action-research group for building capacity in public administration and planning. Ashwin becomes a driving force behind numerous urban development projects in Bangalore including rationalisation of the BMTC bus service, traffic management solutions, cleaning up and preservation of lakes. He was also part of the Agenda for Bengaluru Infrastructure and Development Task Force (ABIDe).

Course Curriculum

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