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Electric charging stations installed in Bengaluru for electric vehicles

25 electric charging stations for electric vehicles have been opened in Bengaluru, Karnataka under FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles).

“Under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME-India) Scheme of the government, 25 charging stations have been installed at six different locations in Bengaluru by Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Pvt,” Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

Electric charging stations installed in Bengaluru for electric vehicles
These electric charging stations have been installed in 6 different places by Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles, which is the only manufacturer of electric cars in India as a pilot project.

Piyush Goyal said that charging infrastructure in cities will be sanctioned by the Department of Heavy Industries under the FAME proposal. He further added that the supply of electricity in e-mobility business and the setting up of vehicle charging infrastructure is also included in the corporate plan of NTPC.

Mr Goyal said that the Project Implementation and Sanctioning Committee had agreed to several other projects as well. Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL) had proposed to set up 100 electric charging stations across Delhi-NCR, while the Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) had offered to set up 200 electric charging stations across NCR, Jaipur and Chandigarh.

Mahindra Reva, Asia Electric, and Ola and Lithium Urban Technologies will collaborate to set up more electric charging stations in Delhi and NCR.