State-owned Indian Oil is planning to arrange electrical automobile charging factors at 100 of its shops throughout Maharashtra, together with 5 within the Marathwada area, a senior official stated right here on Friday.
Its Normal Supervisor (Retail Gross sales) Ajay Kumar Shrivastav attended a perform in Aurangabad, by which the one gas pump with electrical charging, petrol and diesel, in addition to a Khadi outlet, was devoted to the nation underneath ”Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
The Aurangabad rural police-run outlet that grew to become operational final yr is the one outlet chosen in ”Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” throughout Maharashtra, the officers stated.
Indian Oil Head (Maharashtra Workplace) Anirban Ghosh inaugurated this pump by way of an internet medium within the presence of DYSP Vishal Nehul, an official stated.
Whereas speaking to reporters after the occasion, Shrivastav stated, “We’ve added a facility of charging electrical automobiles right here after the announcement of the ”Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” initiative on this pump.”
He added that Indian Oil is planning to put in practically 100 electrical automobile charging amenities throughout the state by the tip of this monetary yr. “5 shall be put in within the Marathwada area. Wherever wanted, the charging weapons shall be upgraded from 15 KW capacities to 45 KW. If wanted we will set up a brand new facility additionally.”
Whereas speaking concerning the comparability of gas sale, Shrivastav stated, “The sale of petrol has reached to pre-COVID-19 state of affairs however there may be nonetheless a shortfall of 5-6 per cent when it comes to diesel sale.”