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What is the India EV Summit all about?

  • The Indian Electric Vehicle Industry could cumulatively add about $300 billion by 2030 (Rs 20,00,000 crores), according to NITI Aayog.
  • This is a massive opportunity for a wide range of Indian businesses – both large and small, and in all main value chain sectors – manufacturing, trading and services.
  • Add to this business potential a significant thrust on electric mobility by the Indian government and market. We can now see how important this industry is becoming.
  • It is thus critical to move the Indian electric vehicle industry to the next level through the collective experience and wisdom of all the key stakeholders.
  • India EV Summit aims to bring all the key EV sector stakeholders to take the electric vehicles market in India to the next orbit

Who is it for?

  • Entrepreneurs, small business and startups keen on benefitting from the EV opportunities
  • Established companies in automobile, electrical, energy, power related sectors keen on diversifying to manufacturing or providing solutions for the upcoming EV sector
  • EV Companies looking to accelerate the market penetration in India
  • Researchers & academics wishing to contribute to technological innovation for the EVs of the future
  • Financial and strategic investors keen to have a play in the EV sector

What are the key benefits from the summit?

The key benefits from EV Summit for the delegates are:

  • Access to expert knowledge – comprising experts from all aspects of the electric vehicles business value chain
  • Key Insights from Experts on strategies to accelerate market penetration of EV
  • Technology & Innovation Collaboration opportunities from Domestic & International companies
  • Dedicated session for auto companies in India on Diversification into EV
  • Productive, detailed interactions with experts during the networking sessions
  • Insights on a wide spectrum of business opportunities

Why is this summit different from other EV Summit?

  • The largest dedicated summit and networking event in India for electric vehicles
  • The summit happens at a time when significant policy decisions are being made both by the central and state governments regarding adoption of electric vehicles
  • The summit will have customized sessions and systems to maximize networking between experts and delegates
  • Summit provides a platform to enable international technology & innovation collaborations
  • Dedicated 3 Hour Session for Innovative Startups


Please provide your details in the below Pre-Registration form and send it to or Call Ravi 9952475480


Dakota Molding

Mr. Venkateshwarlu Manne

Manager R&D Amara Raja Batteries

Current & emerging battery technologies, from India’s leading battery firm

Mr. Ayush Lohia

Lohia Auto

Insights on EV opportunities and challenges from a leader in the Indian electric 2 wheeler and 3 wheeler segments

Mr. Awadesh Kumar Jha

Vice President,

Critical insights on the electric vehicle charging infrastructure from Fortum, the Finnish firm that’s a global leader in Electric Vehicle charging stations

Hemalatha Annamalai

Chairman Founder & CEO
Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd

Practical success strategies for Indian EV companies - from a successful EV entrepreneur funded by Ratan Tata

Dr. R. Gopalan

Associate Director

Latest research trend in battery materials from a National Awardee in Materials Sciences

Mr. Suyash Kumar

Business Manager - E-Mobility Category Ashok Leyland

Innovative concept of E mobility as a service, and drivers and constrains growth of electric buses.

Mr. Lars Barkler

Lithium Balance A/S

Emerging trends and innovations in battery management systems.

Mr. Satish Rajagopalan

Head Of Business Development & Strategy ,
Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited

A market pioneer’s perspectives on business development strategies for a nascent market.

Dr. Vijayamohanan K Pillai

Director ,

India’s indigenous efforts in EV batteries, especially Li-ion batteries.

Mr. Nishit Shankar

Automotive Strategist ,Manager TUV Rheinland

Insights on EV and EV components certification and testing from the global leader in standards & testing

Mr. M.J. Purohit

Chairman and Managing Director at Axiom Energy

The opportunity in power conversion devices for EVs – from an industry expert who has three decades of experience in the power conversion domain

Shikha Krishna

Head Brand Product Management,Mahindra Electric

Optimal market segment and positioning strategies for EVs in India.

Mr. Yuvraj Sarda

Manager, Strategy,
SUN Mobility

Importance of the battery swapping business model to growth of Indian EVs.

Mr. Rajeev Mishra

UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt Ltd

Mr. Akhil Aryan

ION Energy

Mr. Manohar Bethapudi

AGM-Strategy & BD, Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd

A leader in supplying anodic materials for Li-ion batteries, Himadri’s Manohar will speak on how Make in India is possible for EV batteries

Dakota Molding

Mr. Debi Prasad Dash

Director Indian Energy Storage Alliance

Trends in energy storage technologies and a practical roadmap – from the leader in energy storage intelligence

Narasimhan Santhanam

Founder & Director
Energy Alternatives India

Laying the EV strategy roadmap – based on EAI’s interactions with the top experts in the Indian and global EV sector

Mr.Vijay Nekkalapudi

Government Advisory

A critical review of the central and state policies for EVs and recommendations.

Mr. Satyanarayanan S

Assistant Prof, Center for Innovation, IIT Madras

How IIT Madras is spearheading innovative startups in EVs and Electric Mobility

Mr. Madhavan Nampoothiri

Managing Partner Aspirations Cleantech Ventures.

Battery swapping and other emerging biz models – perspectives from a strategic cleantech investment firm

Mr. Manohar Namasivayam

Boss Power

New & emerging blue ocean opportunities in electric vehicles and eco-mobility – from Blue Ocean Strategy Specialists

Mr. Kapil Shelke *

Founder -
Tork Motors

How electric motorbikes will become more than just a fad!

Mr. Tarun Mehta *

Ather Energy

The entrepreneurial journey ofone of the most successful of Indian EV startups.

Mr.Anoop Nishanth

Tronx Motors

EVs of the future – integration of AI and IoT for developing next-gen EVs.

First State Bank

Mr. Jacob Thekkekara

PI Beam Labs

How to found an EV startup and get funded – insights from an innovative, successful EV startup

Mr. Rushi Shenghani,

Co- Founder
Earth Energy EV



How innovative designs can make EVs, specifically 2 wheelers, far more desirable.

Mr. Vishnu Murali

Dravak Technologies

How a combination of IoT and EVs can drive EV adoption faster.

Mr. Siddharth Bhandari

Chief Executive Officer

Experience of one of the most prominent brands of electric scooters.

Mr. Anurag Bhandari

Executive Director

Experience of one of the most prominent brands of electric scooters


Director, Spero Mobility & Energy Solutions P Ltd

Mr. Piyush Gupta

Lithium Power Pvt Ltd

Manikandan P

Head of Engineering - Electric Mobility,

Mr. Kapil Maheshwari

Hinduja Renewables Pvt Ltd

And Senior Executives from the following Companies:

About the Speakers:

  • Top management from the leading EV companies
  • Representatives from Leading International EV firms - OEMs & Component Manufacturers
  • Technology experts from companies and leading universities
  • Bureaucrats and policy makers from the central and state governments
  • Officials from the supporting sectors such as banks and road infrastructure.
  • Executives from Finance & Investment Industry - VCs, Banks and PEs

Be Visible at India EV Summit


Demo Your Product

  • Space available for demonstrating your EV solution/vehicle
  • Dedicated demo slots during both days of the conference
  • Publicity about your demo to all the delegates before and during the event
  • Mention of your company logo in all online and offline marketing
  • One standee about your product can be placed at the venue both days

Launch Your EV Solution

  • 10 minute dedicated slot for your product launch at prime time - right after inauguration
  • Your product can be placed within the conference hall during both days
  • Publicity about your launch to all the delegates before and during the event
  • Mention of your company logo in all online and offline marketing
  • One standee about your product can be placed at the venue both days


Please provide your details in the below Pre-Registration form and send it to or Call Ravi 9952475480

Delegates from Diverse Industries


  • 10 AM – 10:30 AM - EV TODAY

    Welcome & Context Setting

    Narasimhan Santhanam

    Indian EV Sector: The Strategy Challenge

    A review of the opportunities and uncertainties presented by the Indian EV sector and insights on the challenges facing the following stakeholder sectors in architecting an EV strategy:

    EV OEMs – Indian and International

    EV component makers – Indian and International

    Auto OEMs

    Auto ancillary makers

    Power and energy firms

    Transportation services providers

    Municipalities, and


  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM - EV - Current Status & Trends

    Indian & Global Electric Vehicle Status & Trends

    Government Policies, Regulations & Incentives

    Other Drivers for the Indian EV sector

    Economics of EV and its Future Prospects

    Technology Maturity for Electric Vehicle and Trends

    EV Highlights across Indian States & Cities

    The session ends with: A summary of status, opportunities and challenges presented by the Indian EV sector

  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM - Panel Discussion & Interaction

    The panel discussion will use the earlier session’s summary and highlights to elicit key perspectives and answers from EV industry experts

    Key questions for discussion in this panel

    When will electric vehicle costs come down significantly enough for the Indian market to buy them in large volumes?

    What is the practical roadmap for setting up a widespread EV charging infrastructure in India?

    Which of the EV product categories – 2 wheelers, 3 wheelers, full electric cars, hybrid electric cars – should entrepreneurs and business focus in the initial phase, until 2025?

    What should the ideal government policies and incentives be for the fast growth of the Indian EV sector?

  • 1:15 PM -2:15 PM - Lunch

  • 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM - GROWING THE Indian EV MARKET NOW - Part I

    Acceleration through Products & Markets Focus

    This session will focus on product and market strategies using which incumbents and other new entrants can succeed in the short term.

    Finding Your EV Niche

    Accelerating Market Penetration - through a mix of innovative packaging and effective market access

    Scaling & Market Growth Using Existing Technology & Infrastructure.

    EVs Beyond Cars – Opportunities in Electric 2 & 3 Wheelers, E Rickshaws

    Electric Buses – Potential and Challenges in India

  • 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM - GROWING THE EV MARKET NOW - II

    Acceleration through Cost & Biz Models

    This session will focus on differentiated commercials and innovative business models using which incumbents and other new entrants can achieve market penetration in the short term.

    Strategy for selling higher priced EVs – A lifecycle analysis approach and positioning

    Manufacturing strategy for low-cost EVs for India – lessons from the leaders

    EV as a service – Leveraging the shared mobility ecosystem for electric vehicles

    Overcoming charging and range anxiety challenges through opting for better batteries and through business models such as battery swapping

    The session ends with: A summary of recommended strategies and business models to overcome cost and technology challenges

  • 5:15 PM – 5:45 PM - Panel Discussion

    The panel discussion will use the earlier session’s summary and highlights to elicit key perspectives and answers from EV industry experts

    Key questions for discussion in this panel

    What is the actual market potential for electric 2 and 3 wheelers between 2018 and 2025?

    What have been the main market penetration insights gathered by the current OEMs from end users?

    What are their plans to overcome the key EV challenges in terms of costs and battery charging times – plans for business models and technology?

    How can EVs be positioned vis-à-vis the other parts of emerging e-mobility ecosystem – shared mobility, public transport, bicycling – in order to achieve real acceleration and quick market adoption?

  • 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM - Networking

  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM - Innovation in EV

    Technology Innovations Driving EVs

    What are the ongoing innovations and research that can potentially create a new EV ecosystem within the next 5-10 years? This session focusses on this theme, and provides insights on innovations in:

    Charging Infrastructure – Innovations in fast charging, both in terms of processes and economics

    Battery innovations for cost reductions – analyses of innovations along the entire battery manufacturing value chain to reduce the overall cost of Li-ion batteries to $100/kWh

    Innovations in battery management systems – to increase the overall efficiency, performance and lifetime of batteries

    Status of research efforts to increase energy density of batteries and consequently the range of batteries per charge

    Fuel Cells - the alternative to the alternative! – What can one expect from Fuel Cell technology for EVs by 2025 and beyond

  • 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM - Emerging EV Solutions Session

    The Emerging EV Solutions Session is a unique part of the event that will showcase 10 emerging concepts & solutions through a mix of Video Demonstrations, Presentations & Interactions.

    Video Demo & Presentations

    During this part of the session, the companies with differentiated solutions will share their perspectives on:

    USPs & Highlights of the solutions/concepts

    Future Plans


    Requirements & Needs

    Team Profile

  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 -Interactive Panel Discussion & Q&A

    The panel discussion will be a highly interactive session that will enable the audience to understand and appreciate multiple dimensions of each of these emerging concepts.

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Lunch

  • 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM – Strategizing for the Future – Stakeholder Perspectives

    Most electric vehicle business aspirants – whether they are small or large businesses – are finding it challenging to lay out a coherent, optimal roadmap for their business development. This session tackles this critical challenge through perspectives from key stakeholders.

    How are different stakeholders strategizing for the future of EV?

    Auto Cos

    Non Auto Cos

    Government & municipalities

    Startups and innovators

    Power and clean energy companies

    Indian battery makers

  • 3:45 PM 4:15 PM – Strategizing for the Future – Summary & Way Forward

    Starting from where the previous session left off, in this session Narasimhan Santhanam, Cofounder of EAI summarises the highlights of the perspectives and also lays out EAI’s perspectives in this context. The session will address the following:

    Create new markets rather than have old markets dictate to you

    How EV companies should invent the future than wait for it

    How EV companies can attempt practical and effective innovation - Don’t try to innovate all over the place – establish beach-heads and go from there on to leadership

    Co-operating with China instead of competing – The threat from China cannot be wished away; so we need ideas on how to collaborate with China for a win-win

    Strategies for getting productive feedback from the end user markets for all EV stakeholders

    And finally, how can the various industry stakeholders come together to develop a practical roadmap for the industry’s growth and future?

  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM - Panel Discussion

    This panel discussion will be a critical one that will include key stakeholders and top management of prominent companies to come up with an overall roadmap for the country and the industry

    An interactive panel discussion:

    Summarizing all that was learnt in all the previous sessions

    Detailed Q&A with all the participants

    A clear list of to-dos for the industry

    A clear list of to-dos to be put forth to the central and state governments

  • 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM - Networking

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