The insight on the Indian government’s e-mobility vision & Jharkhand’s participation in India’s e-mobility goal.
Indian government’s e-mobility vision:
1. National E-Mobility Program has been launched in the country supporting the central government’s vision to achieve 100% e-mobility by 2030.
2. India is targeting the deployment of 5 million to 7 million EVs across the country by 2020 under the revised National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020.
Energy Efficiency Services Limited, efforts towards helping the Indian government’s e-mobility vision:
1. EESL first plans to replace the government’s 500,000 conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) cars with electric variants.
2. EESL has also established charging infrastructure across all states where EVs are being deployed.
3. EESL has signed agreements with central and state government departments in Delhi, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jharkhand.
Jharkhand in partnership with the EESL for the deployment of 50 electric vehicles (EVs) at various JBVNL offices in Ranchi.
1. JBVNL is expected to save over 1.20 lakh liters of fuel every year.
2. It will reduce over 1,400 tons of carbon dioxide annually.
3. JBVNL will save in maintenance as the operating cost is one-fourth in comparison to an internal combustion engine.
4. In the first batch, JBVNL will have 20 EVs, followed by 30 in the next two weeks.
5. 12 charging stations have also been set up at four offices of JBVNL, including their corporate office in Ranchi.
India has begun its transition towards a reduced carbon footprint and a more sustainable, greener and cleaner future.
*EESL – Energy Efficiency Services Limited, the government organizations at the forefront of implementing clean energy initiatives in the country, especially energy efficiency initiatives.
*EV – Electric Vehicle.
*JBVNL – Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited.