Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology (MAHAPREIT) has announced its call for bids to engage agencies for a two-year period to establish a network of 310 electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) across various locations in Maharashtra, India.
Interested agencies can submit their bids until August 31, 2023, and the bid opening process will take place on the same day. The planned distribution of the charging stations is as follows: 15 for Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation, 30 for Thane Municipal Corporation, 5 for Chandrapur Municipal Corporation, 20 for Nagpur Municipal Corporation, 10 for Konkan Railway, 100 for the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), and 110 for the Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA), along with an additional 20 stations for unspecified locations.
In the pursuit of this endeavor, MAHAPREIT will facilitate the acquisition of land locations through collaborations with government organizations.
The land rights agreement will span a ten-year period, with the possibility of extending it by an additional five years. As part of the bidding process, interested parties are required to submit an earnest money deposit (EMD) of ₹50,000.