Electric battery-operated vehicles have not taken off as anticipated by the government though Kerala has hopped onto the electric vehicle (EV) bandwagon to embrace environment-friendly mobility.

The need to frequently charge battery and lack of adequate charging facilities on the go have made e-vehicles a non-starter.

To address this, four youngsters, who passed out from Government Engineering College Kozhikode in 2018 and had set up a start-up ‘chargeMOD’ after seeing the demand for EV, have now come forward to launch 250 EV community charging stations.

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