There are approximately 1,150 four-wheeler Electric Vehicles (EVs), 4,700 electric bikes and 31,000 e-rickshaws in Nepal. Considering 1,150 four wheelers consumes 20 million rupees worth of electricity per year, and saves the fuel import of worth 100 million rupees per year. Further, operation of 1,150 four-wheelers saves 2,400 tons of CO2 emissions.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has introduced a budget of Rs 1,474.64 billion for the upcoming fiscal year 2020/21 with a focus on spending to shore up the health care system and reviving the economy adversely impacted by COVID-19.