Transport Minister: Delhi aims to install a charging station for electric cars every 3 km

Transportation Minister Kailash Gahlot presented the details of the Delhi electric vehicle policy at a global summit on Thursday, saying that the Delhi government aims to establish charging stations every 3 kilometers from the city.rnrnIn a virtual speech at the global event organized by the World Bank and WRI Ross, Gahlot said that the Delhi government has set a very ambitious goal for the next five years: to have 25 percent of electric cars in the city's total vehicle registrations.rnrnWe want to set up charging stations within every 3 km. We are also giving purchase incentives to any person who wants to set up a private charging station, Gahlot said.rnrnIt said that under the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy that was launched in August 2020, nearly 6,000 electric vehicles have been deployed on Delhi's roads.rnrnWe have subsidized and incentivized electric vehicle purchases to motivate more and more people, he said.rnHe said Delhi has a dedicated EV cell and state EV board as a single-window cell to ensure proper deployment, day-to-day operations, and address any issues that may arise.rnrnAlso Read: Delhi government launches ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote electric vehiclesrnrnAlso Read: Five most common Myths about electric vehicles and Facts about themrnrnAlso Read: True Value: Maruti Suzuki pre-owned car unit crosses 40 lakh unit sales