US giant automaker Tesla has announced the launch of its electric car in India this year. Further up the order, Elon Musk's company has included some of the top executives in the country. Who will handle the company's operations in the country? On the arrival of Tesla in India, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa announced in February that Tesla would set up a production unit for its cars in India. On the same lines, Tesla has registered its office in Bengaluru.
At present, the company has appointed Manuj Khurana, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore as the Head of Policy and Business Development of India. Along with this, the company has appointed Nishant as the Charging Manager who will head the supercharging, destination charging, and home charging business for Tesla India.
Explain, Nishant was previously the head of charging infrastructure and energy storage at domestic electric vehicle company Ather Energy. Also, Chitra Thomas has been inducted into Tesla India as an HR Leader, having previously worked at Walmart and Reliance Retail.
Tesla India is moving at full speed with the creation of a local team. Tesla Club India said in a tweet on Wednesday 12 January that we are excited to see you Musk in India. To which, Musk had said that with the start of the company in Bangalore, we will start our operations in India soon.
According to media reports, the company will make its debut in India with the Tesla Model 3. After which Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X will be launched. Although it is too early to say anything about the price, it is believed that the price of the Tesla Model 3 can start from Rs 60 lakhs.