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EV Plant, Battery Manufacturing Unit To Come Up In Pune And Aurangabad

According to Eknath Shinde, the Maharashtra government has sanctioned projects worth Rs 40,000 crore worth of electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in Pune and Aurangabad.

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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said an electric vehicle facility and an EV battery manufacturing unit in Pune and Aurangabad, respectively, are among the Rs 40,000 crore worth of projects sanctioned by the state government.

Talking to reporters here, Shinde said the EV and battery manufacturing units will come up with an investment of Rs 12,482 crore.

He said a private company, Gogoro India Pvt Ltd, will set up 12,000 battery-swapping stations across the state in the next few years.
A battery swapping station is a place where EV owners can quickly exchange their empty batteries with fully charged ones.

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The CM said these projects will provide a boost to the fast-growing EV sector.

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