Starting their revolutionary journey in 2021, Erisha E Mobility is a part of the esteemed Rana Group. Erisha’s portfolio is as diverse as it is innovative, featuring everything from sleek electric two-wheelers and sturdy three-wheelers to robust electric trucks and buses, not to mention our pioneering electric four-wheel cargos.
In a recent conversation with Aishwarya, Darshan Rana, Chairman and Managing Director, Erisha E Mobility Private Limited, talks about their recent collaborations and MoUs signed with the governments of Uttarakhand and Gujrat.
Tell us Erisha E Mobility’s key offerings and what differentiates their products from its domestic competitors?
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Erisha E Mobility offers a wide range of electric vehicles, including Electric Scooters, Electric Motorcycles, Electric 3 Wheelers, Electric LCVs, Electric Cars, and Electric Buses. What sets Erisha apart from its domestic competitors is its comprehensive approach to sustainable mobility. In addition to electric vehicles, Erisha is also venturing into Green Hydrogen Fuel Equipped cells trucks and a complete ECO system of Electric vehicles and Green Hydrogen, demonstrating its commitment to innovative and eco-friendly transportation solutions.
Last-mile delivery has gained huge traction since COVID-19 era. How does Erisha’s commercial vehicle stand out in this sector?
Erisha’s commercial vehicles are designed to meet the growing demand for efficient last-mile delivery solutions, especially in the post-COVID-19 era. These vehicles are equipped with advanced technology and features that enhance their performance, reliability, and efficiency. Erisha’s focus on sustainability also aligns with the current trend towards eco-friendly last-mile delivery options, giving it a competitive edge in this sector.
Sustainability has become the key anthem of every growing business. What are your views on the same and brief us about Erisha’s entry in electric bus domain?
Sustainability is indeed a crucial aspect for businesses today. It’s heartening to see the growing emphasis on eco-friendly practices in the industry. Erisha’s entry into the electric bus domain is a testament to our commitment to sustainability. Electric buses offer significant environmental benefits, including reduced emissions and noise pollution, making them an ideal choice for sustainable urban transportation. Erisha’s electric buses are designed to meet the highest standards of performance, safety, and comfort, contributing to a cleaner and greener future for public transportation. The zero emission Erisha electric buses are being offered in low floor, semi low floor with 7m, 9m, 12m and 13.5m length for fleet owners with long mileage with a single charge at affordable price and best quality of components and services to its end customers.
Can you elaborate on Erisha E Mobility’s Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the governments of Uttarakhand and Gujarat, particularly regarding the scope and objectives of these agreements?
Erisha E Mobility has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the governments of Uttarakhand and Gujarat to collaborate on various initiatives related to electric mobility and renewable energy. These MOUs underscore Erisha’s commitment to innovation and sustainability.
The MOU signed with Uttarakhand government outlines a collaborative effort to establish an Electric Vehicle (EV) Park and deploy 100 state-of-the-art EV charging hubs across Uttarakhand. The Electric Vehicle (EV) Park proposed in 320 acres with the investment of INR 1500 crore, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region, is poised to become a hub for innovation, research, and development in the field of electric mobility. It will provide a platform for Electric Vehicles manufacturing, ancillary units set up, technology providers, and researchers to collaborate, fostering the growth of the electric vehicle ecosystem in Uttarakhand. The company is also committed to generate the employment of 5000 persons (Direct+Indirect). Additionally, the project aims to establish a robust charging infrastructure with the installation of 100 Electric Vehicle charging hubs with the proposed investment of INR 400 crore, strategically located across the state. This network will ensure convenient access to charging facilities, facilitating the adoption of electric vehicles and reducing the carbon footprint of transportation in Uttarakhand. The total investment of INR 1900 crore will be over a period of 10 years’ time.
On the other hand, Erisha E Mobility has signed INR 6,900 crore MOU with Gujarat Govt for Green Hydrogen, Mega Electric Vehicle Park, charging infrastructure and Green Hydrogen production facilities. The MOU outlines a collaborative effort to explore, develop, and implement innovative solutions in the field of renewable energy, specifically focusing on Green Hydrogen production and to establish an Electric Vehicle (EV) Park and deploy 100 state-of-the-art EV charging hubs across Gujarat with the mega investment of INR 6,900 crore. The Electric Vehicle (EV) Park proposed in 320 acres with the investment of INR 1,500 crore, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region, is poised to become a hub for innovation, research, and development in the field of electric mobility. It will provide a platform for Electric Vehicles manufacturing, ancillary units set up, technology providers, and researchers to collaborate, fostering the growth of the electric vehicle ecosystem in Gujarat. The company is also committed to generate the employment of 5000 persons (Direct+Indirect).
The scope and objectives of these agreements are to promote the adoption of electric vehicles, develop charging infrastructure, and explore new technologies in the field of renewable energy.
Charging infrastructure play a vital role in the growth of EV adoption. Mention Erisha’s contribution in this sector?
Erisha E Mobility recognizes the importance of charging infrastructure in the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). The company is actively involved in the development of EV charging stations as part of its commitment to providing comprehensive solutions for electric mobility. Erisha’s charging infrastructure initiatives include the installation of fast-charging stations in strategic locations to ensure convenient access for EV users. By investing in charging infrastructure, Erisha aims to address one of the key barriers to EV adoption and contribute to the growth of the EV ecosystem. In addition to EV charging frameworks, Erisha E Mobility is supporting structures and regulatory frameworks to facilitate the process, along with a roadmap for ensuring its implementation as per the guidelines laid down by the Indian Government.
Any key expansion plans or upcoming projects the company is working on?
Erisha E Mobility has ambitious expansion plans to further strengthen its presence in the electric mobility sector. The company is working on launching new electric vehicle models across different segments to cater to evolving consumer needs. Additionally, Erisha is exploring opportunities to expand its charging infrastructure network to support the growing demand for electric vehicles. The company’s focus on innovation and sustainability will continue to drive its future projects and initiatives aimed at promoting cleaner and greener transportation solutions.