Delhi govt directs malls, hotels, offices,restaurants to make space for electric vehicles with chargers

Satyendar Jain, Power Minister of Delhi has directed all buildings like malls, shopping complexes, cinema halls/multiplexes, office spaces, hotels, restaurants, hospitals with a parking capacity of over 100 vehicles to set aside at least 5 per cent of parking capacity for electric vehicles (EV) with suitable EV chargers.

In February this year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Switch Delhi’, an electric vehicle mass awareness campaign, to sensitise citizens about the benefits of switching to electric vehicles.

The Delhi government has rolled out incentives on the purchase of EVs among all the states.