Facts for Prelims (FFP)
This initiative aims to achieve carbon-neutral status for Ladakh. NTPC plans to establish a hydrogen fuelling station, and a solar plant, and deploy five fuel cell buses for intracity routes in Leh.
Notably, these buses are designed to operate in sub-zero temperatures and high-altitude conditions.
NTPC Limited (founded 1975; HQ: New Delhi; Maharatna Company) is a major Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking owned by the Ministry of Power and the Indian Government.