Private Firm Offers to Set Up EV Charging Station

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Private Firm from Nashik, Maharashtra approached Nashik Municipal Smart City Development Corporation Ltd (NMSCDCL) and offered setting up of the electric charging stations free of cost if they get spaces by the civic body in the city.

A delegation of the officials from the company CEO Sumant More met the NMSCDCL regarding the said offer.

The objective of the company is to create awareness about electric vehicles among city residents, said More.

The smart city CEO has asked the company to present the idea before him and Kailas Jadhav, Municipal Commissioner next week.

Earlier Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd. (REIL) had plans to install the charging stations in the city.

Nashik Municipal Corporation has awarded the contract of deploying 150 E-buses to the private contractors through competitive bidding process. The 12 years contract is estimated of about Rs.1000 Crore.

This was in line with various Government policies such as National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP), FAME etc., instituted by the Central Government to promote the adoption of the EV technology.

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