Cabinet settles dispute over mandate of electric vehicle policy.


The Cabinet Division has stepped in to end the row between ministries of climate change and industries and production over a mandate of formulating Electrical Vehicle Policy, saying that the business of climate change does not relate to formulating industry-related policy.

Following this development, the Ministry of Industries and Production on Thursday notified a committee to prepare Electrical Vehicle Policy comprising representatives of science and technology, Ministry of Commerce, climate change, Federal Board of Revenue, Board of Investment, Engineering Development Board and Ministry of Industries and Production.

The Cabinet Division had pointed out that under schedule- 11 to the Rules of Business, the federal government functions; 'National Industrial Planning and Coordination' and 'Industrial Policy' are allocated to Ministry of Industries and Production. The allocated...

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