Bhubaneswar: Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Sanjay Kumar Singh chaired a virtual meeting on Monday for the development of a robust electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the city.
Market leaders in EV infrastructure in India and senior government functionaries participated in the meeting.
It was decided that seven EV charging stations will be installed in Bhubaneswar in the first phase. These EV charging stations will come up at KIIT area (one fast charger and one slow charger), SUM Hospital (one slow charger), near Esplanade Mall at Rasulgarh (one fast charger and one slow charger), DN Regalia (one slow charger) and Krishna Plaza CRP Square (one slow charger).
Later, more EV charging stations will be built across the city to be used by public and public transport vehicles.
The priority on selection of locations would be given to malls, public parking lots, hotels, residential complexes, workplaces and highways.