New Delhi, Jan. 28 (Delhi Crown): India’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station was opened in Gurugram on Friday on the national highway between Delhi and Jaipur.
The new charging station, developed by tech-piloting company Alektrify Private Limited, has 100 charging points for four-wheelers. A statement released by the company said that Gurugram station replaces the charging station located in Navi Mumbai in terms of size. The Navi Mumbai unit has 16 AC and 4 DC charging ports for electric vehicles.
Alektrify Private Limited said further that 96 of the 100 chargers are now open for technical inspection and certification by the Ministry of Power.
It said the Gurugram station will serve as a benchmark for large EV charging stations across the nation in the future and give a huge boost to the electric vehicles industry in the Delhi-NCR.
Abhijeet Sinha, National Programme Director, Ease of Doing Business programme and Project Director of National Highway for Electric Vehicles, said: “India is on the verge of making investment in E-mobility charging infra setup highly competitive compared to fuel stations in terms of ease in licensing, commissioning, electrification and certification, and to draw revenue equivalence with existing petrol pumps.”
“Electric vehicles are the future and this station is our prototyped preparation for that future,” he added.