New electric scooters have joined the police fleet of the Union Territory of Ladakh. Hero Electric, the country’s leading electric two-wheeler company, has handed over several Hero Photon electric scooters to the Ladakh Police Administration. Police will use them to promote clean movement in Ladakh. Ladakh has also recently released its EV policy to promote EVs in the Union Territory. Ladakh Police will use these electric scooters for patrolling. They will be used especially in the capital Leh.
Hero Photon: Battery, Range and Price
Hero Electronic Photon electric scooter gets the power of 26 Ah battery pack. This electric scooter runs through a 1.2 kW motor. Hero Photon Electric Scooter gives a speed of 45 kmph. On the other hand, on a single charge, this electric scooter can cover a distance of 90 km.
It takes about five hours to fully charge the Hero Photon. Its ex-showroom price after FAME II subsidy is Rs 80,970.
EV will get a boost
Hero Electric has recently handed over the Hero Photon to the Ladakh Police Administration. At present, it is not clear how many electric scooters the company has handed over to the Ladakh Police. The Hero Photon electric scooter will be used by both male and female police personnel for patrolling the Union Territory. It will play a big role in conveying the message of promotion of electric vehicles among the common citizens of Ladakh.
Ladakh introduced EV policy
Ladakh is one of the most remote areas of India, where there is hardly any solid infrastructure for electric vehicles. However, the Union Territory government has recently introduced its Electric Vehicle Policy. Therefore, it is expected that the promises of promoting EVs for clean movement in Ladakh will start being implemented soon.
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