BluSmart Mobility announces to open its 130 fast-charging stations in Delhi in 45 days, says CEO and Co-founder Anmol Singh Jaggi. The government interacted with firms across the board to swift towards electric vehicles, and boost charging infrastructure within the city as a part of the Electric Vehicle policy.
In this policy, the Delhi government hired vehicles will be shifted to electric within five months. Additionally, it appeals to companies that give cars hire to move towards electric vehicles.
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On March 12, Satyendra Jain (Delhi’s Power Minister) announced that the government focuses on installing 500 EV charging points at 100 locations in the first phase. Besides this, new constructions for EV chargers will take place in 20 per cent of its parking spaces – as per the Delhi EV Policy. Additionally, over 100 parking spaces intend to hoard five per cent for such chargers to develop electric charging infrastructure.
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However, BluSmart operates in more than 400 cabs across the South Delhi – Gurugram area and started its operations in a sophisticated manner after July 2020. Anmol Singh Jaggi said that BluSmart presently has the largest electric vehicles charging infrastructure across the country. He said that we have hubs in Ansal Plaza, South Extension, and Nehru Place and more to come up in Vasant Kunj and Dwarka. These bays are planned to offer charge 25-150 cars each. These charging bays are fast-chargers which complete the charging process of an EV in 90 minutes, and more than 130 such stations will open for the public soon.”
Delhi government tossed up the Electric Vehicle Policy in August 2020 with a goal to transit Battery Electric Vehicles. It contributes 25 per cent of the new vehicle registrations till the year 2024.