Release id: 13/ 2018

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 27 September, 2018

Inauguration of Electronic Vehicle Charging Infrastructure by Hon'ble Dr. A. R. Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry


Honorable Dr. A. R. Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India inaugurated the Electronic vehicle Charging Infrastructure (DC Fast and AC Smart), installed by REIL under FAME scheme of Department of Heavy Industry to promote e-mobility and for the convenience of charging e-vehicles, on 27.09.2018 at South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ambedkar Stadium, New Delhi, in the gracious presence of Shri Vishwajit Sahai, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India, Shri A.K. Jain, Managing Director, REIL and other dignitaries & officials.

On this occasion Shri A. K. Jain, Managing Director, REIL, shared the efforts made by the REIL to encourage e-mobility and apprised the details of the charging stations being set up by REIL in Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh under the FAME Scheme to Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries, Dr. A. R. Sihag. Under this project, 15 chargers are being set up at different places in the Southern Delhi Municipal Corporation. Dr. Sihag appreciates the efforts of the REIL and said that the charging infrastructure installed by REIL will facilitate in the promotion and dissemination of e-mobility in the country.

Before the inaugural Shri A. K. Jain, Managing Director of the Company welcomed Honorable Dr. A. R. Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry and other dignitaries and apprised about various products of the Company, especially the meaningful working system of electric mobility charging infrastructure and various other range of commercial products of the Company. This charging station has been set up by REIL to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and to promote clean environment. He also said that the Company has so far set up 83 charging stations and the remaining work is in progress which shall be completed soon. All installed 200 chargers will be connected to the app-based Central Monitoring System, which will provide online information of the availability and performance / operational parameters of each charger.

Shri Jain reiterated the commitment of "Shaping India Through Electronics, Renewable Energy and Information Technology Solutions" and said that the innovation is given importance by the Company. REIL is working in the direction of growth and development of the Indian economy and society, and is bring technology to the rural mass by aligning with the various missions of the Government of India such as National Dairy Plan, Solar Mission, Make in India, Digital India, Clean India Mission and Doubling Farmers Income. REIL is also covering the urban area through technology.