1. Pure EV, a startup incubated by IIT Hyderabad, launched its high-speed electric scooter ‘EPluto 7G’. 2. The electric scooter was jointly launched by NITI Aayog member Dr VK Saraswat, Chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Dr G Satheesh Reddy and director of IIT-H Prof BS Murty. 3. The vehicle has a range of 116 km per full charge and comes with patented battery technology. It is priced at Rs 79,999. 4. The vehicle offers a top speed of 60 kmph and battery warranty for 40,000 km. 5. The company has a manufacturing capacity of 2,000 units per month and aims to deploy over 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) on road during the calendar year.