State-owned electrical equipment supplier Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) has bagged a government order to set up 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations nationwide under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) program.
REIL has invited expressions of interest from companies to identify sites and install the charging infrastructure in more than 75 cities. The scope of work includes site selection, development, operation and maintenance of interoperable electric chargers and associated infrastructure for all types of EV.
Bidders should be registered in India and have experience in the automotive sector, e-mobility or the business and operation of EV charging infrastructure. They should also have at least INR100 crore to invest in the charging stations.
REIL installed 200 EV charging stations during the first phase of the FAME scheme and is currently adding another 270.
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