Govt invites proposals for installation of EV Charging Stations On Major Highways In India

The government is inviting proposals for installation of 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 charging infrastructure.

Proposal has been invited for charging infra to be developed on highways including – Srinagar, -, Agra-Nagpur, Meerut to Gangotri Dham, , -Panaji, -Nagpur, Mumbai-Bengaluru and to Bhubaneswar.

And on the expressways, Mumbai – Pune, Ahmedabad-Vadodara, Delhi-Agra, Bengaluru-Mysore, Bengaluru-, Surat – Mumbai, Agra – Lucknow, Eastern Peripheral and Hyderabad-ORR.

Under Phase-II of the India Scheme, the Government intends to support the development of EV charging infrastructure by extending capital grant to organisations for promoting the use of .