- The Haryana government has signed an MoU with EESL, which urged for speeding up the momentum of electric vehicles
- Under the vision of the National E-Mobility Program, EESL has already pushed 1514 electric cars across India
To establish an electric vehicle unit in the state of Haryana, Tata Motors has now formed an alliance with Haryana New & Renewable Energy division that will deploy 150 Nexon EV cars. Back in July 2020, state-run EESL bagged the contract to procure 250 electric vehicles (EV) and the tender was won by Hyundai and Tata Motors.
In the state, Hyundai will push 100 Kona electric cars. The Haryana government has signed an MoU with EESL, which urged for speeding up the momentum of electric vehicles. Under the vision of the National E-Mobility Program, EESL has already pushed 1514 electric cars across India.
EESL noted that it is also working assiduously towards accelerating the EV adoption in India. The company is aggressively working towards building a robust EV charging ecosystem in the country.
As of date, 534 Captive chargers (342 AC & 192 DC) have also been commissioned in State/UT of Andaman & Nicobar Island, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Back in 2018, the National E-Mobility program was commenced by the government whose main purpose is to fulfill the demand for electric cars, boost the manufacturing in India for both lithium-ion batteries and EVs, decrease GHG emissions, and oil crude oil imports.
According to the government report, in 2019-20, the number of EVs sold in India reached 3.8 lakh units. Two-wheelers are the highest sold items in the segment and more in demand in the country. The report also highlighted that medium and low-speed electric two-wheelers equipped with traditional lead-acid batteries gained more traction in the market.