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Charging Infrastructure for EVs - Revised Guidelines and Standards

Publication Year: 2019


The guidelines & standards for charging infrastructure for the electric vehicle were issued by this Ministry on 14th December 2018. After examining the number of suggestions received from various stakeholders, it was decided to adopt some of the suggestions and add them to the existing guidelines. 

The main objectives of these revised guidelines are:

  • To enable faster adoption of electric vehicles in India by ensuring safe, reliable, accessible and affordable Charging Infrastructure and eco-system
  • To promote affordable tariff chargeable from EV owners and Charging Station Operators/Owners
  • To generate employment/income opportunities for small entrepreneurs
  • To proactively support the creation of EV Charging Infrastructure in the initial phase and eventually create a market for EV Charging business
  • To encourage preparedness of Electrical Distribution System to adopt EV Charging Infrastructure.

Standard No.: No.12/2/2018-EV

Country: India

Publisher/Organisation: Ministry of Power (MoP), Governmnet of India

Rights: Ministry of Power (MoP), Governmnet of India


Theme: Charging Infrastructure | Subtheme: Public charging station

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