Government of India (GoI) approved the National Mission on Electric Mobility. Hence considering huge market potential and aspiration of GoI to take leadership in enabling e- mobility in India, EESL has got directions from Ministry of Power to enter EV domain considering demand aggregation. Subsequently, National E-Mobility Programme was launched on 7th March 2018 by Hon’ble Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy.
The objective of this programme is to provide an impetus for Indian 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 National E-Mobility Programme, EESL has completed the procurement process of 10,000 e-cars. Till date, 1,514 e-cars have been deployed/under deployment for Government organizations. These e-cars are being given on lease/outright purchase basis to replace the existing petrol and diesel vehicles taken on lease by Government organizations.
EESL is developing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and has signed MoUs with multiple stakeholders across municipalities, DISCOMs for locational assessment study and setting up of charging infrastructures in their jurisdiction location such as New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), The Commissioner and Director of municipal administration, Government of Telangana (CDMA), Chennai Metro Rail corporation (CMRL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRL), New Okhla Industrial development Authority Noida, M/S Apollo Enterprises Ltd. (Apollo Hospital), Maharashtra Rail Corporation Limited (Maha-Metro), PWD Maharashtra, Kalinga University in Naya Raipur, New Town Kolkata Development Authority, BSNL and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd.
India’s first public charging plaza at Chelmsford Club, New Delhi was inaugurated on 20th July 2020. The charging plaza can charge 14 e-cars at the same time.
The details of number of public chargers installed by EESL in India as on date are mentioned below:
|Sr. No||Location||Type of Chargers||No. of Public Chargers installed|
|3||Maha Metro Nagpur||DC-001/AC-001||2|
|Total nos. of Public Chargers installed||92|
Additionally, EESL has commissioned 308 AC & 180 DC captive chargers across all offices where EVs have been delivered.