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FIRST E-VEHICLE CHARGING STATION IN SOUTH DELHI BY TCIL

FIRST E-VEHICLE CHARGING STATION IN SOUTH DELHI BY TCIL

Context:

On 20 January 2022, Telecommunications Consultants India (TCIL), a Mini Ratna Category-1 Status Company, launched the first e-vehicle charging station in the South Delhi area at South Extn.

Key Points:

  • This e-vehicle charging station is the first in a series of 65 electronic charging stations set up by TCIL continuously over the next four months in the South Delhi area, where Delhi residents have easy access.
  • At a time, each charging station will be able to charge at least 6 two/three/four-wheelers.
  • Charging stations are equipped with CCTV surveillance and Wi-fi location for use by the general public. 
  • A 6 kW solar panel also powers it.
  • The e-vehicle charging station will help increase e-car use and reduce pollution in the metropolitan area of ​​Delhi.

Telecommunications Consultants India:

  • It is a government telecommunications provider. The Department of Telecommunications owns it, the Ministry of Communications, Government of India.
  • It was established in 1978 to provide consultation in the Telecommunications sector in developing countries worldwide. 
  • It started with an initial investment of 10lakh.  
  • TCIL exists in about 80 countries, mainly in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

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