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Installation of Private Electric Vehicle Charger Will Cost Delhi Residents Rs. 2,500

Installation of Private Electric Vehicle Charger Will Cost Delhi Residents Rs. 2,500

Delhi government will charge just Rs 2,500 to introduce private chargers for light electric vehicles, including two and three-wheelers at shopping centers, lofts, clinics, and such different spots in the city.

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot made the declaration while launching the single window office that customers can benefit by one or the other going to the respective discom entrances or by calling the helpline numbers for installation of private charging stations.

The applicant can visit the portal and view trustworthy electric vehicle (EV) chargers that have been empanelled by the government. They can compare the price of these chargers and order them online or through a phone call.

Delhi government is giving a sponsorship of Rs 6,000 to the initial 30,000 candidates for running after stations carrying the successful expense of every charger to simply around Rs 2,500.

The incentives given by the Delhi government will diminish the expense of chargers by up to 70 percent, Gahlot said in a presser.

The installation and operationalization of electric vehicle (EV) chargers would be completed within seven working days of submitting the application, he assured.

The applicants can choose to opt for a new electrical connection (including pre-paid meter) to avail reduced EV tariff or can continue with the existing connection.

“Under the able leadership of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi government is driving Delhi’s journey to be the EV capital of India. Increasing accessibility to charging infrastructure will do away with any doubts and uncertainties one might have before buying an EV,” he stated.

The single window facility for the installment of private chargers in shopping centers, workplaces, private social orders, universities is going on without precedent for India, claimed Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) vice-chairman Jasmine Shah.

The tax rate fixed by the public authority for the power burned through this EV charging focuses is Rs 4.5 per unit.

“Such a facilitative process for installing EV chargers has been developed for the first time in India and with their widespread installation, Delhi will become the best city in the world in terms of accessibility to EV charging points,” Gahlot asserted.

“One can now install private EV chargers at a connection cost of just Rs 2,500. We have created an enabling environment, which will in the coming times ensure that more and more electric vehicles will run on the roads of Delhi,” the minister said.

The single-window portal allows the applicant to schedule the installation at their convenience. They can avail subsidy for light EV chargers up to Rs 6,000 and pay the rest of the amount (Rs 2,500).

The space prerequisite for the establishment of an EV charger is insignificant.

Just a single square foot is needed for LEV AC and two square feet for AC 001, the DC-001 can be installed on the ground having a two square metres area and two meters height.

Both the LEV AC charger and AC 001 charger are wall-mounted.

The Delhi government will be quick to carry out LEV AC chargers adjusting to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) 2021 Charging Standards within two months of its official notification, said a Transport department statement.

Both these chargers are used to charge primarily two and three-wheelers. The DC 001 charging standard is used for e-cars used primarily by fleet operators.