Yulu appoints head for policy

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 29 Mar 2022

Yulu, the shared electric mobility and Battery-as-a-Service company, has announced the appointment of Divay Pranav, as the Director of Policy & Partnerships. According to the company, Pranav whose primary responsibilities will be to strategize and build partnerships will also engage with policymakers and other stakeholders to help create a conducive policy environment for shared Electric Vehicles (EV’s) and Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) in India.

R K Misra - co-founder & President, Yulu, said, “Electric mobility in India is at the tipping point and this is the time for all stakeholders like the policymakers, Government, Industry and Citizens to come together to create the country’s electric future." Pranav on his part said that despite several favourable policy interventions from Central and State governments, shared electric mobility continues to be a challenging business domain. "Shared electric mobility and Battery-as-a-Service can thrive on a shared vision and the collective actions of policymakers, manufacturers, utility providers, infrastructure companies, and the community at large". 

Pranav has worked in areas such as energy storage, clean mobility, renewable energy, circular economy and low carbon solutions. In his previous role as Lead – Strategy and Partnerships, Adani Group, he identified new investment opportunities and led outreach to foreign technology/investment partners. He also worked for over five years in the Make-in-India mission at Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation agency of the Indian government set up under the Ministry of Commerce and Industries. At Invest India, he led the Urban Development and Real Estate practice and did extensive work in policy advocacy, investment promotion and facilitation, and cross-border partnerships, the company said in a statement.