To encourage usage of electric vehicles (EVs) and ensure efficient last-mile connectivity, Lt. Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to install charging facilities for the EVs at each metro station.
The announcement came at a meeting chaired by the Lt. Governor of Delhi recently to review the progress of implementation of multi-modal integration (MMI) plans on DMRC metro stations, said a media report. The EV charging facilities will ensure more and more commuters use EVs to commute to the metro stations.
Last-mile connectivity has been a challenge for commuters for many years now, especially in cities. Currently, 10 Indian cities, including Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Kochi and Lucknow, have functional metro rail networks. Read More