The journey of Indias first zero emission electric vehicle
To counter seas of cars, rising petrol prices, and snarling traffic Reva Electric Vehicle is Indias offering to the world in the shape of a zero emission, green mobility option. Dr Maini recounts the story of Reva Indias first commercial electric vehicle from the inception, ideation, designing the car to taking it to the world. It is a story coloured with hope, determination, disappointment, success, and jubilation it is the passion for making green commuting a viable possibility come alive in these pages from Revas journey. It is the story of a team that believed in its products against all odds. A story of many firsts, this book is an immortal account of India soundly on the forefront of electric vehicle movement with this unique car.
About the Author
Sudarshan K. Maini is the founder of Maini Group of Industries, manufacturers of Indias first electric car REVA. Loughborough University, UK honoured him with a degree of Doctorate in Technology for his contribution to Industry in India in 2006.
Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University conferred on Dr S.K. Maini as distinguished Alumnus Award in recognition to his Epoch Making Contribution to the Field of Propagation of Mahamanas Ideals in 2009. Dr Maini co-authored a book on the founder of Banaras Hindu University titled Visionary of Modern India Madan Mohan Malaviya.
He is a member on the Advisory Board of ICREATE an organization for propagating Innovations & Technology. He is a member on the Board of Trustees of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement which runs over 40,000 single Teacher Schools in Remote Villages of India. He started Gramothan Foundation in 2009 with an objective to improve the quality of life by eliminating the poor from rural India in the shortest possible time with systems which are workable, sustainable and scalable to improve.
Sandhya Mendonca is an author, columnist, and publisher. She has co-founded two media companies Raintree Media Pvt. Ltd and Global Village Publications India Pvt. Ltd, which is part of the international GVP network that publishes the Best of series of books.