EV customers face charging roadblocks at residences, Niti Aayog assures changes

Q. How will the government ensure that residential complexes have accessible charging points as opposed to aggregated charging stations?- Charging stations typically refer to high-powered chargers that are used for more rapid charging of EVs in public locations.

There are, at present, a few challenges of setting up charging for a private EV at residential complexes: o RWAs are not familiar with EV charging and are denying permissions to EV owners or potential owners for setting up their charge points.

The Handbook for EV Charging Infrastructure Implementation has clear guidelines on the role of DISCOMs in facilitating EV charging connections, and the different options by which buildings can get power for their charging installations.