Talking to a private news channel, Secretary transport department KP Hamid Gigyani said that the KPK government wanted to reduce pollution in the province and particularly in the capital city Peshawar and that was the reason the electric and solar rickshaws were being introduced.
He said that a number of companies had submitted their proposals to the KPK transport department to introduce rickshaws run by electricity and solar technology.
He also said that these rickshaws would not only be economical but are also climate friendly. “It will be totally noiseless while its speed will be good as well,” he remarked. Gigyani said a number of companies had prepared their models and presented them to the transport department for its inspection and approval.
The secretary transport informed that the price of these rickshaws would be up to Rs 200,000