The government is inviting proposals for installation of electric vehicle charging stations on major highways and expressways.
The Department of Heavy Industry floated an Expression of Interest (EoI) inviting proposals from government organisations, PSUs (state/ central), state-owned discoms, oil PSUs and other public and private entities to build and operate public EV charging infrastructure.
Proposal has been invited for ev charging infra to be developed on highways including Delhi – Srinagar, Delhi-Kolkata, Agra-Nagpur, Meerut to Gangotri Dham, Mumbai – Delhi, Mumbai-Panaji, Mumbai-Nagpur, Mumbai-Bengaluru and Kolkata to Bhubaneswar.
And on the expressways, Mumbai – Pune, Ahmedabad-Vadodara, Delhi-Agra, Bengaluru-Mysore, Bengaluru-Chennai, Surat – Mumbai, Agra – Lucknow, Eastern Peripheral and Hyderabad-ORR.
Under Phase-II of the FAME India Scheme, the Government intends to support the development of EV charging infrastructure by extending capital grant to organisations for promoting the use of electric vehicles.