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Patna Smart City Limited will procure 1000 electric rickshaws and provide them to cycle rickshaw pullers in the city, as part of Smart City Project.


The project aims to improve the urban quality of life by reducing fume and noise pollution levels and provide faster mode of transportation in the local/remote areas too of the ABD area.

Project Cost and Implementing Agency

Patna Smart City will procure 500 e-rickshaws from Kinetic Green Energy at the rate of Rs 1.63 lakh per unit.

Distribution of e-rickshaw

·         Patna Smart City Limited will hire the services of an agency which will survey and prepare the list of beneficiaries..

·         Upto Rs 1 Iakh per unit would be contributed from Smart City Fund.


·         Remaining amount  to be repaid by E-rickshaw owners in equal installments and EMI.

Features of e-rickshaws

·         ARAI certified Vehicle 

·         Strong Steel Body

·         Speed 25 KMPH

·         4+1 Seating Capacity

·         Off Board Charger  

·         Short charging time  2-3 Hrs.

·         Input /Out put 230V/48V

·         3 Years Battery Warranty or  1500 cycles whichever is earlier 

·         Zero Maintenance single Lithium Battery Operation and maintenance of the project components.


Project Objective

·         Initiate enhancement of total fleet of E-rickshaws by infusion of new technology vehicles

·         Training & Capacity building by means of workshops with rickshaw drivers for sensitization and awareness in emerging technology and related benefits. 

·         Promoting Green vehicle.

·         Economic and social uplifting of hand rickshaw puller in Patna Municipal Corporation area. 

·         Replacing hand rickshaw with e rickshaw