REIL Commissions AC Charging Infrastructure In New Delhi

Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) has set up AC-001 AC Charging Infrastructure to promote e-mobility and for the convenience of charging e-vehicles, on 06.09.2018 at Dwarka Sector-10, New Delhi. This was inaugurated by Shri Anant G. Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

On this occasion, Hon’ble Minister said that the coming time is of electronic mobility and in order to make it successful, the Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India has allotted the responsibility of setting up 200 charging stations at Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh under Fame scheme. 18 charging stations were set up at Dwarka Sector 10 Metro station under the scheme which will prove beneficial for e-rickshaw drivers.

The Hon’ble Minister appreciated the efforts of REIL and informed that around 400 e-rickshaws may be charged in one day at this station. He also said that the Department of Heavy Industry has recently allotted 455 electric buses to selected cities / special category states through the Expression of Interest (EOI).

Apart from this, the department has approved the budget to Ahmedabad, Himachal Pradesh and Navi Mumbai for 130 electric buses. The Minister also informed that Government is working on the Fame- II scheme, which is focused on electric powertrain based local and public transport, to recognize the urgent need to reduce the level of pollution and to make the city clean and environmental friendly.

The requirement for development of charging infrastructure for smooth commencement of electric mobility in the country has been appreciated and accordingly, solutions are being provided in the Fame-II scheme.



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