CESL seeks price bid for leasing of 4W-EVs to various departments

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has invited price bids from original equipment manufacturers/leasing agencies/non-banking financial companies for leasing of 3,500 electric cars (passenger vehicles) to various government departments at the state level and autonomous bodies pan India.

These states/union territories include Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana, Assam, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand. Through this tender, CESL will make available the demand aggregated by it for electric vehicles (EVs), and financiers have to purchase the vehicle and lease it to CESL or the government partner for a defined period of time. CESL will charge a service fee for making available the aggregated demand for cars. The state authority/ department will be responsible for providing dedicated locations, space and all the necessary approvals for installation of charging stations.