Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM) Friday announced a strategic partnership with Agri Junction to deploy more than 10,000 electric two- and three-wheelers in rural markets by the current fiscal year.
In the first phase, these vehicles will be introduced in the Tier II and III markets of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, the two companies said in a joint release.
The product range of Omega Seiki, headquartered in Faridabad, includes Rage+ electric tricycle, passenger electric tricycle Stream and light commercial vehicle M1KA.
The company said it will deploy the Rage+ range and Stream, along with a specialized new product range such as Mopedo e-bike, Stream City, drones and tractors to meet the demand of the rural market.
Agri Junction, a digital marketplace for agricultural products, will provide support in deploying vehicles, listing OSM vehicles on its website, granting access to credit through PM Mudra Yojana, setting up EV infrastructure, among others, it said. the release.
On the other hand, OSM will provide EVs, establish charging infrastructure and develop an R&D team to develop new products specific to India’s rural markets.
“OSM is testing its electric tractors at its R&D centers in Korea and Thailand and will introduce new tractor as a service and leasing concepts for the Tier II and III markets by 2023,” said Uday Narang, Founder and Chairman of OSM.
Agri Junction is a supplier of agricultural seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, machinery and equipment, with operations in 10 rural cities of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.
It was reported on Thursday that the government is gearing up to launch a mobile app for electric vehicle users. The Super App would provide real-time details of the location of electric vehicle charging stations and their availability. The government is working with state-run Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) to develop the app.
The app shows tariff information from the charging stations and allows users to make and change reservations at nearby stations. The CESL will also set up 810 electric vehicle charging stations across 16 highways and expressways, according to CESL.