Farooq showcases electric car at PMO

A electric-powered car was the cynosure of all eyes at the Prime Minister`s Office where ministers had come for a meeting of the Union Cabinet.

Updated: Jan 12, 2012, 16:14 PM IST

New Delhi: A small electric-powered car was
the cynosure of all eyes at the Prime Minister`s Office at
South Block where ministers had come for a meeting of the
Union Cabinet.

Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah
drove in the blazing green two-door Mahindra Reva NXG to
attend the meeting.

He showcased the car to several ministers including
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, I&B Minister Ambika Soni
and Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh
Ahluwalia.

Mukherjee even sat in the driver`s seat of the car to get
a feel of the interiors. The eco-friendly car has solar panels
on the roof and can run upto 100 km on a single charge.

PTI

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