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Last Updated : Jul 11, 2019 05:47 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Reporter's Take | Charging infra a challenge for e-vehicle push

In the 2019 Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman extended new incentives for the sector and those purchasing e-vehicles.

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The Indian government has been pushing for electric vehicles for a while now. In the 2019 Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman extended new incentives for the sector and those purchasing e-vehicles.

The move is aimed at making India a hub for e-vehicles and the government earmarked Rs 10,000 crore for the sector in the budget. However, lack of adequate charging infrastructure is a major problem that customers would face if they switch over to e-vehicles.

Moneycontrol's Stanford Masters gets in conversation with Swaraj Baggonkar to understand what are the major issues plaguing the EVs industry.

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First Published on Jul 11, 2019 05:44 pm
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