Essel Infraprojects to set up charging infra in Uttar Pradesh
Essel Infraprojects Ltd., is planning an investment of Rs.1750 crore towards setting up charging infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh. It is planning to setup 250 charging stations, and 1000 battery swapping stations across 20 cities. Under its green mobility initiative, the company will deploy 25,000 erickshaws which is expected to generate 50,000 jobs in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Mentioned Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group, “With the launch of this initiative, we have enhanced our association with the state and look forward to doing our bit in the government’s vision of clean mobility. The launch of EVs in holistic manner will augment the state’s transport infrastructure and also create job opportunities.” The announcement was made during the foundation stone laying ceremony by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lucknow.