NRCM designs electric vehicle for meat supply

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It is also equipped with the microwave oven and electric fryer

With an aim of ensuring the sustainability of meat value chain and contribution towards greening of meat sector, the ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad has designed an Electric Vehicle with 1,200 watts capacity.

Having a maximum speed of 25 kms / hr., the vehicle can run upto 75 kms upon a single charge. Fabricated at the e-Ride, Uppal, Hyderabad, it is fitted with 200 litres eutectic freezer that maintains the temperature of around -10°C for 8 to 10 hours once charged.

The vehicle designed under Agri-Business Incubator project of ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad is also equipped with the microwave oven and electric fryer. It can be used for distribution, retailing, reheating and serving of value-added meat products.

In addition to this, the Institute has also procured an e-Scooter equipped with 400 watts battery that can run upto 70 km. Considering the Post-COVID-19 situation, the Centre wants to promote these environment-friendly vehicles among the small-scale entrepreneurs for home-delivery and to act as rolling stores for the popularization of value-added meat products.

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