Greening India’s Roadways CESL ignites National Electric Bus Program revolution: CEO of EESL & CESL. Vishal Kapoor



• CESL takes the lead in driving India’s electric vehicle revolution

• National Electric Bus Program (NEBP) unveiled, aimed at transforming public transportation sustainably

• Shift towards eco-conscious public transit and reduction of carbon emissions

• CESL, a subsidiary of EESL targets deployment of 50,000 electric buses by 2030

• Metropolises unite for greener tomorrow: cities embrace electric buses

• Surat, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Delhi join hands for eco-conscious transit.

• Aggregated demand leads to requisition of 5,450 electric buses, reshaping city mobility.

• Gross Cost Contracting (GCC) model revolutionizes electric bus procurement

• Impressive cost savings – 31% lower than diesel, 18% lower than CNG vehicles

• Promotion of EVs benefits of reduced oil dependency, energy security, lower emissions, and economic growth, says, CEO of EESL & CESL. Vishal Kapoor

• Andhra Pradesh emerges as a pivotal player in the National electric vehicle movement

• AP’s extensive charging infrastructure with 255 stations and plans for 90 more..Appreciable.. CESL

Vijayawada, August 6: In a resounding call for sustainable mobility, Convergence Efficiency Services Limited (CESL), a subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Service Limited ( EESL), a dynamic joint venture under the Ministry of Power, has emerged as the driving force behind India’s electric vehicle (EV) revolution and is propelling the National Electric Bus Program (NEBP) aimed at fostering environmentally-conscious and sustainable transportation nationwide. The pioneering National Electric Bus Program (NEBP) stands as a testament to CESL’s resolute commitment, positioning India at the vanguard of EV innovation. Envisioned under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) II Scheme, NEBP represents a significant stride towards sustainable public transit, igniting broad adoption of electric buses in key cities.

This visionary initiative of Govt. Of India plays a pivotal role in curbing carbon emissions and reshaping the urban mobility paradigm. According to officials, the CESL, in an unconventional move, invited metropolises to join this visionary initiative, deviating from conventional practices. The enthusiastic response from major cities – Surat, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Delhi – has heralded an era of eco-conscious transit.

This strategic aggregation of demand has led to an impressive requisition of 5,450 electric buses, poised to transform city mobility. The CEO. Vishal Kapoor who has made a Power Point Presentation and motivated stakeholders during G20 Summitt in GOA, as part of follow up action today has reviewed through Webnor with CGM..CESL Rajneesh Rana and Cluster Headson the Proposed Major Activities of E. Mobility..

The CESL’s ground breaking Gross Cost Contracting (GCC) model streamlines procurement, unlocks economies of scale, and cuts operational costs. Rates revealed by CESL are remarkable: 31% lower than diesel and 18% lower than CNG vehicles, showcasing their commitment to innovative sustainable transportation strategies.he said. The inaugural chapter of the NEBP unfolds as Delhi and Bangalore sign historic concession agreements with Tata Motors. Over 150 electric buses have already graced the streets of Delhi, marking a tangible transition towards greener mobility solutions.

This significant deployment not only enhances air quality but also underscores the feasibility and efficiency of CESL’s pioneering model. CESL’s unwavering commitment propels them into the next phase of the National Electric Bus Program – Phase II. With a target to deploy an impressive 50,000 electric buses by 2030, CESL takes center stage as the program manager. Beyond the sheer magnitude of numbers, CESL’s influence resonates through meticulous standardization efforts and innovative approaches. The National Electric Bus Program not only showcases the scale of CESL’s vision but also its ability to strategically orchestrate monumental change. Since CESL is the driving force behind India’s electrified mobility shift, demonstrating unwavering commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability,

CEO of EESL and CESL Vishal Kapoor said that collaborations with stakeholders at the National & International Level and government bodies have fostered an environment conducive to widespread EV adoption. “CESL propels India’s EV revolution, yielding benefits like reduced oil dependency, heightened energy security, lower emissions, and improved air quality Affordable operations increase disposable income, while local manufacturing and innovation stimulate economic growth and job opportunities,” Kapoor stated, emphasizing CESL’s commitment in EV integration and its goal of accessible e-mobility for all Indians. As India races towards an electrified future, CESL maintains unwavering fervor.

Their partnership with the Government of India to establish a Payment Security Mechanism reaffirms commitment to bolster project bankability and encourage broader engagement in upcoming tenders. In this electrifying saga, CESL’s resolute pursuit of excellence stands as a beacon of hope and transformation. Their visionary initiatives resonate with the ethos of a greener and more sustainable tomorrow, igniting a nationwide drive towards a cleaner, electrifying horizon, said a senior official of CESL. In the grand orchestration of nationwide electrification led by EESL, Andhra Pradesh takes center stage as a key participant.

According to EESL officials of AP State, the state’s proactive approach to electric mobility makes substantial contributions to the eco-conscious cause. Marked by inventive initiatives and robust infrastructure, Andhra Pradesh’s resolute commitment to electric vehicles stands unwavering.

Based on the feed back of CESL reports,Vishal Kapoor While appreciating the Sustained Efforts of Sri K Vijayanand Spl Chief Secretary energy, GoAP, VC & MD New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of AP(NREDCAP) S Ramana reddy, VC & MD APSRTC, D Tirumala Rao, for deploying 296 Mahindra E-Verito and Tata Tigor electric cars, alongside 100 electric buses on key routes, said that apart from major Pro. Active States like Gujarat, Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh., West Bengal Karnataka. .Telangana., .., ANDHRA PRADESH demonstrates the feasibility and advantages of EV adoption.

The state's emphasis on charging infrastructure further bolsters its comprehensive approach. With 255 stations already installed and plans for an additional 90, Andhra Pradesh’s commitment to widespread EV adoption is appreciable. The State has also identified thousands of locations for future charging infrastructure development, positioning itself for the imminent surge in electric vehicles and making significant contributions to India’s greener future.

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