Newdelhi:20/1/22:TCIL, a Mini Ratna Category-1 Status Company under the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, with support of SDMC launched the first e-vehicle charging station in South Delhi area at South Extn. Part I on 20.01.2022. The launch was inaugurated by Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture in the presence of Shri Sanjeev Kumar, CMD, TCIL & other dignitaries of the area.
This e-vehicle charging station is first one in a series of 65 e-charging stations to be set up by TCIL in a progressive manner in next four months in the South Delhi area within easy reach of citizens of Delhi. Each charging station can charge 6 Two/Three/ Four-wheeled vehicles at a time.
The charging stations are equipped with CCTV surveillance & a Wi-fi facility for use by the common public. It is also powered by a 6 kW solar panel.
The e-vehicle charging station will help in popularizing the use of e-vehicle and in reducing pollution in metro city of Delhi.