National Capital To Get 131 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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The locations of charging stations have been decided in such a manner that these can even cater to the need of electric vehicles coming from Noida, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad.

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The city of New Delhi will get 131 public charging stations for electric vehicles to address the concerns of potential buyers and to ensure that people have access to recharging facilities in their vicinity. 

According to the plan approved by the power ministry and the Delhi government, 33 such facilities will be set up at metro stations, 34 at CNG stations, 24 at Indian Oil petrol pumps, 15 at Bharat Petroleum fuel stations and nine at Hindustan Petroleum pumps. One each will be set up in the parking area of T-3 at IGI Airport and Jamia Millia.

An ambitious plan
The Centre, in consultation with municipal authorities and the Delhi government, has decided that the three municipal corporations and Delhi Transco Ltd will be the nodal agencies for their respective areas. This were decided at a meeting chaired by power minister R K Singh in mid-February. 

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The Centre expects there will be a major push to the sale of electric vehicles in Delhi as government departments will procure or hire more of them and a few car major are likely to launch their high range electric vehicles in July.

The locations of charging stations have been decided in such a manner that these can even cater to the need of electric vehicles coming from Noida, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad.

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