Govt Invites EoI for EV Charging Infra Development on Major Highways

The government has invited proposals from interested bidders for installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to build and operate charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways across the country.

October 14, 2020. By Manu Tayal

The government has invited proposals from interested bidders for installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to build and operate charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways across the country.

In this regard, the Department of Heavy Industries has floated an Expression of Interest (EoI) for inviting proposals from government organisations, PSUs (State/Central), state-owned DISCOM, Oil PSUs and similar other public and private entities to build and operate Public EV charging infrastructure, reported PTI.

Further, the proposals have been invited to build and operate EV charging infrastructure on the Mumbai - Pune, Ahmedabad-Vadodara, Delhi-Agra Yamuna, Bengaluru-Mysore, Bengaluru-Chennai, Surat - Mumbai, Agra - Lucknow, Eastern Peripheral and Hyderabad-ORR Expressways, added the report.

Similarly, proposals have also been invited from entities for highways including Delhi - Srinagar, Delhi–Kolkata, Agra-Nagpur, Meerut to Gangotri Dham, Mumbai - Delhi, Mumbai-Panaji, Mumbai-Nagpur, Mumbai-Bengaluru and Kolkata to Bhubaneswar.

Under Phase-II of the FAME India Scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India), the government has intended to support the development of EV charging infrastructure by extending capital grant to organisations for promoting the use of EVs.

The Centre has approved Phase-II of FAME India Scheme, for 3 years commencing from April 01, 2019, with an aim to focus on the electrification of public and shared transportation.

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