Es­sel In­frapro­jects to set up charg­ing in­fra in Ut­tar Pradesh

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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.

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