Officials announced that 85 charging stations had been installed by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi at 82 locations. 92 additional such facilities will be added before December, they said.
The Government of India promotes EV adoption in India. It recently announced that it will reach 25% EV adoption by 2030. It added that several state governments are also working to accelerate EV adoption in their states.
The MCD stated that 85 EV charging stations were installed at 82 locations and that all 85 stations have been made available for public use. It stated that the MCD had taken all necessary steps to ensure an optimal EV ecosystem for the city.
The MCD granted permission to four government-of-India public sector understandings – Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL), Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BESIL), DISCOMS — Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, Yamuna Power Limited and BSES.
To assess the feasibility of installing and operating EV charging stations, they were given parking spots as well as roadsides, according to the statement.