1000 E- buses and 200 charging stations to set up in Delhi. Central Govt. assures subsidy.


As per the new EV policy of Delhi govt. Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot  discussed issue of installation of  around 200 charging stations with Union power minister R K Singh. Delhi transport minister said that central government assured subsidies for the 1000 electric buses to be deployed in the city.

As per the reports, Gahlot and Singh discussed the installation of charging stations in Delhi-NCR in the presence of officials from the State and Union territories as per the new EV policy by Delhi govt.

First phase of the EV policy by Delhi targets to install around 200 charging infrastructure within one year. So there will be charging stations in every 3 km as per central govt. guideline.

Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot tweeted that "Had a fruitful meeting today with Hon'ble Minister of Power @RajKSinghIndia and other stake holders. Heartfelt thanks & gratitude for your appreciation of Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy & support for successful implementation". 

Gahlot also added that "The Delhi EV Policy is being discussed worldwide now. It is the result of more than two years of hard work by the Delhi government in consultation with experts". And he said Minister R K Singh assured subsidies for 1000 electric buses to be deployed in the city as a part of new EV policy and it will be a huge catalyst to the policy and motivate more people and organisations to switch to EV. 

Delhi Govt. announced their new EV policy on 7th August 2020, aiming to achieve 25% of new registering vehicles to be electric within next three years.

Click here to read more details of  EV policy by Delhi govt.

They are aiming to give subsidies to e-bikes, e rickshaws, e-cars and also huge plans to promote charging infrastructure in the capital city. With the support of Central govt., Delhi will be implementing their EV policies more faster and technical. Also partnership with private companies will be a huge booster in Battery swapping and charging station development.

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