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BCIC Proposes to Partner with BESCOM to Establish Electric Vehicle Charging Points in Bangalore BCIC Office Bearers Called on Smt. C Shikha, IAS, MD, BESCOM

Mr. Kishore Alva, President BCIC & Joint President and Executive Director, Adani - Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. called on Smt. C. Shikha, IAS, Managing Director, BESCOM with a proposal to partner with Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) to support setting up of Electric Vehicle Charging Points in Bangalore. BCIC Office Bearers Mr. Devesh Agarwal, Senior Vice President and Mr. T R Parasuraman, Vice President also were present at the meeting.

Mr. Kishore Alva said: “BCIC being an avid advocate of Green technology, particularly in Bangalore considering the increasing pollution levels, has proposed to partner with BESCOM to establish more Electric Vehicle charging points in Bangalore. The formalities can be worked out with BESCOM to jointly set up EV charging points so that more users can shift towards promoting green technology in our city and also boost electric vehicle adoption at a faster rate.”

BESCOM is now looking at installing EV fast charging points at 83 locations across the city. These points will come up at a distance of 3 kilometers from each other in locations like BBMP parking lots, Metro stations and other public spaces where vehicles can park and recharge their batteries.

During the meeting, BCIC President also discussed on Power situation concerning industrial growth in the State and how BCIC can actively partner with the Government in providing uninterrupted power supply to both domestic and commercial users in the State. BESCOM Managing Director Smt. C. Shikha, IAS expressed her keenness to meet Industry leaders at collective forums hosted by BCIC so that she can get first-hand feedback on BESCOM services from Industry leaders