EV charging stations will be installed in Bhubaneswar in the first phase. The installation will be done by TATA Power. The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) had issued the tender for EV installation for which TATA is chosen.

An agreement will be signed between BSCL and Tata Power after which the contract will be awarded to the firm. According to the agreement, the EV charging stations needs to be installed within 3 months.

Following are the cities which will get the EV charging station in the first phase:

Krishna Plaza, CRP Square

Esplanade Mall, Rasulgarh

DN Regalia, Patrapada

Sum Hospital

KIIT area

Both the KIIT area and Esplanade Mall will have two charging stations – one normal and one fast – each.

The remaining three locations will have normal charging stations. This apart, Krishna Plaza and Esplanade Mall charging stations will have three chargers each, while the remaining will have one charger each. Seven more stations are likely to be set up in the city in the next phase.