India's first hydrogen powered train will run from Jind district of Haryana

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India's-first-hydrogen-powered-trainIndia's first hydrogen-powered train will start its journey from Jind district of Haryana.

An Overview of the News

  • Hydrogen trains use fuel cells to convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity.

  • They offer a clean and eco-friendly alternative to diesel trains.

  • The initiative aims to reduce carbon emissions and tackle pollution.

  • Hydrogen-powered trains produce zero direct emissions, with water vapour being the only byproduct.

About Haryana

  • It is a state located in North India, which is bordered by New Delhi on three sides.

  • The eastern boundary of Haryana is formed by the Yamuna River, which separates it from the state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • It shares its western border with the state of Punjab.

  • Haryana has Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, which is located in Chandigarh.

  • Rock Garden is located in Chandigarh, which displays sculptures made using recycled materials.

  • Capital - Chandigarh

  • Governor - Bandaru Dattatreya

  • Chief Minister - Manohar Lal Khattar

Important Points 

  • General Manager of Indian Railways - Shobhan Choudhary

  • Germany's 'Coradia iLint' is the world's first passenger train powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.

  • India's first green hydrogen plant has been commissioned by Oil India Limited (OIL) at Jorhat Pump Station in Assam.

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