Automobile manufacturer Tata Motors, as part of its tender agreement with EESL, has handed over 10 Nexon EVs for use by senior officials of Gujarat government.
According to the company, these officials are associated with the Statue of Unity located in Kevadia, Gujarat.
The Nexon EV is equipped with a powerful and high-efficiency 129 PS permanent-magnet AC motor, powered by a high capacity 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery.
It comes with dust and waterproof battery pack, which meets IP67 standards.
Besides, it offers 35 mobile app-based connected features, ranging from remote commands, vehicle tracking to driving behaviour analytics, navigation and remote diagnostics.
"Tata Motors has been playing a leading role in proactively driving the adoption of electric mobility in the country," the company said in a statement.
"The company is closely working with other Tata Group companies, including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the faster adoption of EVs in India through its EV ecosystem called the 'Tata uniEVerse'," it added.
At present, Nexon EV holds a market share of nearly 70 per cent in the rapidly growing market for EVs.
There are more than 6,000 Nexon EVs plying on Indian roads currently.