Shoonya at ONE


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Exclusive Interview with Chandan Mundhra of Savë Electric Vehicles Reveals How NITI Aayog's Shoonya Campaign Amplifies Benefits of EVs

Q: What motivated you to enter the electric vehicle (EV) space and join the Shoonya campaign?
I have been interested in venturing into a business where I can improve air quality and positively change public transportation since I was in school.

15 June 2023


Demystifying the EV Lending Process

The Shoonya Financing tool provides users with an overview of EV financing process and things to consider while searching for an EV loan.

May 22, 2023 | Marie McNamara, RMI


Deciding Whether an Electric Vehicle Makes Sense?

The EV Calculator assesses the economic and environmental benefits of switching your ridehailing or delivery vehicle to an EV.

March 25, 2023 | Pranav Lakhina (RMI), Chetna Nagpal (RMI India)

Shoonya at ONE

Read the Shoonya at One Brief

Shoonya celebrates 1 year of revolutionising zero pollution mobility with #ShoonyaAtOne.
Shoonya is India's zero pollution mobility campaign led by NITI Aayog and RMI with a cohort of over 140 partner companies in collaboration with MyGov India. The campaign aims to improve air quality in India by electrifying vehicles for final-mile deliveries and ride-hailing services. The Shoonya at one brief documents the success, stories, and progress made in the first year of the campaign. Click on the link to read the brief.

Shoonya Podcast

Leading the Way

It is often said that women make great leaders. They bring an inclusive approach to business and organisations and are credited with promoting a sense of camaraderie among teams. India’s EV industry has seen a boom in the past decade and women leaders are taking the wheels and steering India’s growth in the electric mobility sector.

18 January 2023

Shoonya Podcast

Gearing Up for India's E-Mobility Transition

NITI Aayog is playing a critical role in promoting clean, connected, shared, and holistic mobility initiatives. These initiatives are actively contributing to the manufacturing ecosystem of Electric Vehicles (EVs), its components, and batteries, along with increasing the adoption of (EVs). In this episode, Samhita Shiledar is in conversation with Mr. Randheer Singh, Director - Electric Mobility at NITI Aayog.

22 December 2022


"We are all complementary, there is no competition, and Shoonya is bringing all of us together on the same platform." – Uday Narang, Founder, Omega Seiki Mobility

Q: You are one of the most passionate entrepreneurs in modern day India when it comes to EVs. What is the driving force behind this?
I am incredibly passionate about green and electric mobility. Air pollution has emerged as one of India’s gravest environmental problems and reducing air pollution is a policy priority for the country.

20 December 2022

Shoonya Podcast

Driving India's EV Future - Girish Wagh on the Shoonya Podcast

To realise the vision of making India the world’s EV hub, the automotive sector is playing a critical role. In this sector, the industry players are investing heavily in clean, fuel-efficient technologies to provide new mobility solutions and thereby ensure a seamless transition to electric mobility. One such player is Tata Motors, which is building a comprehensive EV portfolio to help expand the EV market, to lower the cost of ownership and to make EVs more accessible in India.

15 December 2022

Shoonya Podcast

Sustainable Mobility for a Sustainable Telangana

In the seventh episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us the Principal Secretary, Department of Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) of Government of Telangana - Mr. Jayesh Ranjan.

8 December 2022

Shoonya Podcast

On the Road to E-Mobility with Mr. Gerald Ollivier

In this week's episode, we have with us Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, India with the World Bank. He focuses on developing solutions to enhance urban mobility, achieve sustainable economic integration through multimodal transport, enhance rural connectivity, and achieve safer transport to better serve the needs of India. He leads the Bank’s Community of Practice on Transit Oriented Development.

1 December 2022

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Rapidly Electrifying Delhi's Rides with Mr. Ashish Kundra

In the fifth episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us Mr. Ashish Kundra, Principal
Secretary-cum-Commissioner (Transport), Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. He is a 1996 batch IAS Officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory cadre. Prior to this, he served as the Commissioner, General Administration Department, Higher and Technical Education in Mizoram.

24 November 2022

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Riding to Success with Mr. Tarun Mehta

In the fourth episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us Mr. Tarun Mehta, CEO and co-founder of Ather Energy. Tarun grew up in Ahmedabad and graduated from IIT Madras in 2012 where he developed over a dozen prototypes. His core interest being electric vehicles led him to quit his job at Ashok Leyland and build Ather Energy.

17 November 2022

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Mega Moves in Mobility with Ms. Suman Mishra

In this episode, we have with us Ms. Suman Mishra, CEO of Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited. Mahindra Electric has been one of the pioneers in the EV sector, currently, making electric three-and-four-wheelers for passenger as well as freight transport.

10 November 2022

Shoonya Podcast

Galvanising Industry to Innovate for India with Mr. Arun Goel

In this second episode of the Shoonya podcast, we have with us Mr. Arun Goel - Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry who has been an important figure in the implementation of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) and Production Linked Incentive schemes as well as several other DHI (Department of Heavy Industry) initiatives.

03 November 2022

Shoonya Podcast

India's Pathways to Sustainable Growth with Mr. Amitabh Kant

In this episode, we have with us India’s G20 Sherpa, Mr. Amitabh Kant. Mr. Kant served as the CEO of NITI Aayog for over 6 years. It was under Mr. Kant's aegis as CEO of NITI Aayog that the Shoonya - Zero Pollution Mobility campaign was launched in September 2021.

27 October 2022

CEO Speaks

“Shoonya will act as a medium of knowledge” - Akshit Bansal, Co-founder, Statiq

Q: Could you elaborate on how you are supporting India’s EV transition and what motivated your organization to join the Shoonya campaign?
At Statiq, we are trying to fast-track EV adoption by providing a one-stop solution for the EV ecosystem across India. From socket to software, we are creating India’s largest EV charging network. Through our work we are facilitating the transition towards sustainable energy and clean mobility.

12 October 2022

CEO Speaks

Driving Change: Logistics sector to scale India’s EV adoption

Q: What do you see are the challenges with EV adoption especially in the logistics and last-mile delivery sector?
First, procurement of good quality vehicles on lease is a challenge that we have faced with disruptions to the global supply. Next, it is the range and performance issues. A manufacturer might be claiming...

30 June 2022

Press Release

नीति आयोग ने ‘शून्य’ अभियान की शुरुआत के साथ स्वच्छ गतिशीलता के लिए भारत से इलेक्ट्रिक वाहनों को अपनाने की अपील की

भारत स्थायी और लचीले भविष्य की दिशा में लगातार आगे बढ़ रहा है, इसी क्रम में ई-कॉमर्स, राइड-हेलिंग, लॉजिस्टिक्स और विनिर्माण पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र के 70 से अधिक कॉरपोरेट भागीदारों ने देश में शून्‍य-प्रदूषण गतिशीलता को प्रोत्‍साहित करने के लिए नीति आयोग, रॉकी माउंटेन इंस्टीट्यूट (आरएमआई) और आरएमआई इंडिया की पहल ‘शून्‍य’ के लिए....

January 26, 2022

Press Release

NITI Aayog urges India to adopt EVs for clean mobility with the launch of the Shoonya campaign

As India continues to move towards a sustainable and resilient future, over 70 corporate partners from e-commerce, ride-hailing, logistics and manufacturing ecosystems have joined Shoonya, a NITI Aayog, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and RMI India intiative, to promote zero-pollution mobility across....

January 25, 2022


Opinion: Increased adoption of EVs for final mile distribution can accelerate Shoonya-pollution logistics

Currently, the 'final mile' accounts for more than 50 percent of the total logistics cost and disproportionally contributes to air pollution and carbon emissions compelling the transition to green mobility is of utmost importance in India, which is home to 14 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world....

December 14, 2021 | Randheer Singh & Samhita Shiledar


Bringing Zero-Pollution Delivery in India to 100% Market Share with Shoonya

In the ancient language of Sanskrit, the word शून्यता or “Shoonya” signifies “zero,” “nothing,” and “infinite possibility.” It is derived from the root “svi,” meaning “hollow” or “empty.” So what does Shoonya imply in the context of electric vehicles...

October 28, 2021 | Akshima Ghate, Clay Stranger & Rebecca Fisher

Media Resources

Shoonya Campaign Launch

September 21, 2021


Shoonya Will Electrify Urban Deliveries in India-Is the World Next?

The 21st century has made buying things easier than ever. With a web search and the click of a mouse, you can buy almost anything: from a large-screen TV to lunch. And instead of traveling to the store, the goods come to you. Almost invisible to the consumer, the package is delivered from warehouse...

September 15, 2021 | Christian Roselund & Samhita Shiledar

Press Release

NITI Aayog, RMI, and RMI India Launch ‘Shoonya’ Campaign

NITI Aayog, RMI, and RMI India Launch 'Shoonya' Campaign Over 30 e-commerce, OEMs, fleet aggregators, charging infrastructure companies join hands to deliver...

September 15, 2021
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