After organising a three-day EV Expo at the Palace ground in Bengaluru, the Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) Sunday said it has decided to hold such events in tier-two cities in Karnataka.
Based on the suggestion of Minister Of Energy, V Sunil Kumar, “EV expos will take place in Mysuru, Managaluru, Hubballi, Belagavi, and Kalaburagi,” said P. Rajendra Cholan, Managing Director, Bescom.
The expo at Bengaluru which concluded on Sunday was attended by a total of 30,000 people, according to Bescom.
Further, Bescom announced that EV charging stations will be established in every stretch between 500–1,000 metres by 2025 as more than 5 lakh EVs are expected to take the road by then.
“The permission to set up charging stations will be provided within seven days if the application is submitted under Bescom’s single-window scheme,” said a press release from Bescom.