Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on National Highways

Posted On: 14 DEC 2022 3:40PM by PIB Delhi

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is developing Wayside Amenities (WSA) across Highways and Expressways. Provision of e-vehicle charging station has been made a mandatory facility across all Wayside Amenities sites to be developed, since February 2021. Presently, 07 No.'s of operational WSA facilities are equipped with EV charging stations. The details of these Wayside Amenities are provided in the Annexure.

As per data provided by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), total 43 no. of Public Charging Stations (PCS) are currently reported to be operational on 16 National Highways across the country.

Wayside Amenities are to be developed at regular intervals of 30-40 km across Brownfield National Highways and Greenfield Expressways. In addition to 07 No.’s WSA facilities, EV charging stations are provisioned for another 137 WSA facilities awarded till date.

 

ANNEXURE

DETAILS OF 07 No.’s WSA FACILITIES EQUIPPED WITH EV CHARGING STATIONS

S.No.

Region

State

NH

No.

Site Description

Land

Area

(Ha.)

1

North

Uttar Pradesh

19

Kurgaon, Allahabad Bypass NH2

1.2

2

South

Andhra Pradesh

16

Gowravaram/AP

4.65

3

South

Andhra Pradesh

716

Vallur/AP

9.6

4

South

Karnataka

40

NH04_46.700+46.900_LHS_Yedehalli_Karnataka

 2.22

5

West

Rajasthan

48

NH-48/20.057+20.357/RHS/Jaipur/Rajasthan/ Srigovindpura

4.5

6

West

Rajasthan

48

NH-48/20+432           to            20+732/LHS/Jaipur

Bypass/Rajasthan/Bilouchi

 4.5

7

South

Tamil Nadu

135

NH 7/61+130/LHS/Chinnar/Krishnagiri/TN

4.06

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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