new Delhi. For those who have or are considering an electric vehicle, this is big news. The central government has started working seriously on promoting EVs and removing the charging problem of people. According to the information, the government can issue an order to install Electric Vehicle Charging Kiosk on 69 thousand petrol pumps of the country. Also, EV charging kiosks are also being considered mandatory on private companies, petrol pumps.
RK Singh gave suggestions
Power Minister RK Singh, present in a review meeting in this matter, suggested before the Petroleum Ministry that an order could be issued to petroleum companies under administrative control to install charging kiosks at all COCO petrol pumps. On the other hand, other franchisee petrol pumps may also be recommended to install a charging kiosk at the stations. According to the new guidelines of the Ministry of Petroleum, at least one alternative fuel option is mandatory on all new petrol pumps.
EV will get encouragement
Currently, most new petrol pumps under alternative fuels are opting for electric vehicle charging facility. At the same time, EV charging kiosks are also installed on existing petrol pumps, then electric vehicles will be encouraged. Right now most people are shying away from buying electric vehicles due to lack of charging facility. According to experts, there is going to be a big market for EVs in the coming days.
There is a possibility of working in these cities in the first phase
According to the power ministry, it is planned to install EV charging structures in Delhi-NCR, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Vadodara and Bhopal. Also, the Ministry is preparing to put EV charging structure on the National Highway. This will encourage more and more people to buy electric vehicles.