Hindustan Petroleum will plan, develop and install EV charging facilities throughout the country equipped to charge two, three, and four-wheeled vehicles.
According to Amitabh Kant, at least one charging station will be available in a grid of 4 km effectively tackling range-anxiety.
The MoU covers collaboration for planning, development and installation of charging facilities at suitable locations for two, three, and four-wheeler vehicles.
NTPC had earlier signed pacts with cab aggregators like Ola, Lithium, Shuttl and Zoom Car for creating of public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Chandigarh has India's highest density of vehicles and is facing a severe impact on its air quality due to emissions.
In an effort to address charging issues faced by Electric Vehicle owners, the government plans to install one charging station every 3 square km in all megacities.
As per Maruti Suzuki, a mass segment EV will cost around two-and-half times more than the same vehicle type powered by a conventional engine, under the current circumstances.
Through the partnership, Delta will install AC chargers in private vehicle parking locations such as homes and offices.
EESL has signed a 10-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises to install public electric vehicle charging stations in its hospitals.
The state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a policy to give a rebate of 25 per cent on the market rate of land for establishing charging units for electric vehicles.
Price of Okinawa's lead-acid range reduced by Rs 2,500- 4,700, and that of the Li-ion range, reduced by Rs 3,400- 8,600, following the government's move to slash GST rates on EVs from 12 to 5 per cent.
The EV chargers will be installed at Tata Motors dealerships, certain Tata Group retail outlets and other public locations across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation signed an MoU with the EESL to set up the public charging centres at 50 places in the city.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that the domestic battery manufacturing for electric vehicles provides a 'massive market opportunity', and quickens the transition to environment-friendly transport.
The company believes that hosting charging points could be a natural extension for the company because of its large footprint.