Ministry of Heavy Industries

1,590 Electric Vehicles in more than 160 Central and State Government Departments in 49 cities deployed/under deployment by EESL/CESL

Posted On: 09 AUG 2021 3:56PM by PIB Delhi

As per information received from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under Ministry of Power, Government of India, through Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL – 100% Owned subsidiary of EESL) is implementing e-Mobility Programmewith the objective to reduce dependence on oil imports & to provide an impetus for domestic electric vehicle manufacturers, charging infrastructure companies, fleet operators, service providers, etc. to gain efficiencies of scale and drive down costs, create local manufacturing facilities, grow technical competencies for the long-term growth of the electric vehicle (EV) industry in India and to enable Indian EV manufacturers to emerge as major global players.

Under this programme, EESL/CESL concluded the procurement of various categories of electric cars through an international competitive bidding process.  Till date, EESL/CESL have deployed/under deployment 1,590 EVs in more than 160 Central and state government departments in 49 cities.  These e-cars are being given on lease/outright purchase basis to replace the existing petrol and diesel vehicles taken on lease earlier.

EESL/CESL is also developing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and has signed MoUs with multiple stakeholders across municipalities, DISCOMs for location assessment study and setting up of charging infrastructures in their jurisdiction location.  As on date EESL/CESL has installed 301 nos. of EV chargers across India.

Thirteen states of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Gujarat and West Bengal have approved/notified dedicated electric vehicles (EV) policies to promote adoption of electric vehicles.

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 is a National Mission document providing the vision and the roadmap for the faster adoption of electric vehicles and their manufacturing in the country.This plan was designed to enhance national fuel security, to provide affordable and environmentally friendly transportation and to enable the Indian automotive industry to achieve global manufacturing leadership.

Based on outcome and experience gained during Phase-I of FAME India Scheme and after having consultations with all stakeholders, including Industry and Industry Associations, theGovernment notified Phase-II of FAME India Scheme for a period of three years commencing from 1st Apri1,2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs. 10,000 crore.

Under Phase-II of FAME India Scheme, Rs. 1000 Cr. is allocated for development of charging stations. Further, the Ministry has sanctioned 2,877 Electric Vehicles (EVs) Charging Stations amounting to Rs 500 Crore (Approx.) in 68 cities across 25 States/UTs under FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles in India) Scheme Phase II.The details of charging stations functional in the country for electric vehicles under FAME India Scheme is at ANNEXURE-I

The State wise details of Public Charging Stations installed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), Power Grid Corporation Ltd. (PGCIL) and NTPC Ltd. are enclosed at ANNEXURE II.

ANNEXURE-I

Details of Charging Stations installed (As on 06-07-2021)

 

City

Charging Stations

Highway

Charging Stations

Chandigarh

48

Delhi -Chandigarh

24

Delhi

94

Mum-Pune

15

Rajasthan

49

Delhi- Jaipur- Agra

29

Karnataka

45

Jaipur-Delhi Highway

9

Jharkhand

29

 

 

Goa

19

 

 

Telangana

 50

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

11

 

 

Himachal Pradesh

7

 

 

Total

352

 

77

ANNEXURE-II

 

Details of Public Charging Stations installed by CPSUs under Ministry of Power

 

EESL

NTPC

PGCIL

State

No. of PCS installed

State

No. of PCS installed

State

No. of PCS installed

Chhattisgarh

2

Haryana

4

Gujarat

2

Delhi

73

Uttar Pradesh

16

Karnataka

2

Goa

1

Delhi

42

Delhi

4

Gujarat

0

Madhya Pradesh

12

Haryana

1

Haryana

2

Andhra Pradesh

2

Telangana

6

Karnataka

1

Telangana

2

Kerala

2

Kerala

7

Tamil Nadu

8

-

-
 

Maharashtra

2

Kerala

2

-

-

Tamil Nadu

20

Gujarat

4

-

-

Uttar Pradesh

21

Karnataka

8

-

-

West Bengal

18

-

-

-

-

Total

147

 

100

 

17

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in Rajya Sabha today.

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