Power Grid starts work to set up first electric vehicle charging station in Meghalaya
6th Sep 2021

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has started work to set up the first electric vehicle charging station in Meghalaya. The company has laid down the foundation stone for first ever electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) at its office complex at Lapalang, Shillong.

The EVCS are being developed under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles (FAME) India Scheme Phase-II. Under this scheme, POWERGRID shall be developing 11 EVCS in Shillong city (5 public EVCS and 6 at government establishments). Out of the 11 locations, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed for four locations which include POWERGRID Office Complex at Lapalang, MTC Ware House at Demthring, MTC Parking Lot at Police Bazar and Polo Parking Lot at Polo.

Power Grid Corporation of India is an Indian state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurgaon, India.