First public electric vehicle charging station launched in Mumbai

Thackeray further wrote, “We had announced our state’s EV policy about a month ago. It is heartening to witness such efforts from all fronts. This is one of the many steps we as govt take for the greater good of our earth.”

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Maharashtra Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated the first-ever public EV charging station situated at a parking lot in Dadar, Mumbai.

After inaugurating the EV charging station, Thackeray mentioned the news on social media averring that “It is a step to promote usage of electric vehicles and protect the environment.”

“Inaugurated an EV enabled parking lot at Kohinoor building in Mumbai. This is very encouraging as we move in the direction of making Maharashtra Electric Vehicle friendly,” he tweeted.

Thackeray further wrote, “We had announced our state’s EV policy about a month ago. It is heartening to witness such efforts from all fronts. This is one of the many steps we as govt take for the greater good of our earth.”

Thackeray has also ordered the BMC to build and establish more charging facilities for electric vehicles at several parking lots under its jurisdiction for a setup of “environment-friendly electric vehicles are the need of the hour”.

He also averred, “In areas with a high number of electric vehicles, it is necessary to give priority to start charging stations. In this regard, a detailed survey should be conducted and charging stations should be made available in more and more parking lots.”

Source HT Auto
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