Nimbyism is proving to be an obstacle to India’s EV revolution

Nimbyism is proving to be an obstacle to India’s EV revolution
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India’s lofty plans to revolutionise its electric vehicle ecosystem may face setback on an unexpected front—local residential societies. On Sept. 13, Bengaluru resident Vish Ganti took to LinkedIn to share his unusual experience of having to charge his EV scooter in his kitchen after the residents’ welfare association (RWA) of his apartment complex did not allow him to install an EV charging point at his parking bay. “My apartment community in the so-called EV capital of India (Bengaluru) wouldn’t let me install an EV charging point, after trying to educate them and fighting an uphill battle for 4 months,” he said in his post.

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