- Through this partnership Bounce will strengthen its presence in rural areas across India by sellings its product offerings through the CSE Network

- The CSC, a special purpose vehicle of Ministry of Electronics and IT, allows its village level entrepreneurs the option to launch a Grameen e-store

Bengaluru, 5th July 2022: In a move to promote the adoption of cleaner and affordable mobility solutions, Bounce, has entered into a partnership with CSC e-Governance Services India, an SPV established under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. Through this agreement Bounce will strengthen its presence in the rural areas across India by sellings its products and services through the CSC network. Initially the company will offer the following products and services - Bounce Infinity e-scooters, Fleet Rental & 2W/3W Retrofitting. This partnership is a collaborative effort to bring Bounce’s smart mobility offerings to rural customers across the country. 

With the MoU, Bounce will aim at improving mobility at over seven lakh villages across India with its various consumer centric offerings. To facilitate smooth rural commerce, the centers are equipped with highly trained village level entrepreneurs (VLEs) catering to all financial and product queries; and enabling sales and service to end customers in rural areas under one roof. 

In a formal ceremony held in New Delhi earlier, Mr. Sachin Vasanth Shenoy, Vice President - Expansion, Bounce and Mr. Dinesh Tyagi IAS, Managing Director, CSC SPV along with Gaurav Kumar Chaudhary, Head of CSC Rural e-Mobility Initiative, Common Services Center SPV signed and exchanged the agreement.

“CSC Rural e-Mobility is an initiative of CSC e-Governance Services India Limited (Common Services Center) which is formed as a Special Purpose Vehicle under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). CSC Rural e-Mobility promotes use of Electric Vehicles and Charging infrastructure across India through a strong and vibrant network of VLEs (Village Level Entrepreneurs) spread across the length and breadth of India. This partnership with Bounce will take this initiative forward where our VLEs will set up Dealerships for Bounce Infinity (New Electric scooter from Bounce), start Retrofit Franchises (Converting petrol 2 wheelers to electric) and also start fleet rental business in locations which has strong inflow of tourists. We are excited about this partnership and looking forward to creating value for all stakeholders involved” says Gaurav Kumar Chaudhary , Head of CSC Rural e-Mobility Initiative, Common Services Center SPV.

“Our partnership with CSC is in line with the Government of India’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision. Mobility is a significant factor in rural areas, especially when it comes to commercial activities and it is the bridge between rural and urban India. Our partnership with CSC would play a significant role in enabling those living in rural India with the power of choice, to choose products and services that work for them.  The CSC Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE) network would be instrumental in taking the proposition to the rural parts in India and achieving India’s carbon emission reduction goals” says, Sachin Shenoy, Vice President - Expansion, Bounce.

About Bounce: With a strong desire and determination to address the need to bring ease of commuting to people across many categories like small businesses, college students, workers and delivery agents, Bounce was launched in 2018. With first-of-its-kind, indigenously built using in-house R&D, Bounce dockless bikes were launched in Bengaluru in May 2018. A blend of advanced digital solutions with a seamless operations network on the ground helped Bounce become a popular and desired mode of transport across diverse economic and age groups. In December 2021, Bounce announced the launch of its consumer electric scooter - E1 and battery swapping network under the brand name - Bounce Infinity. Backed by global investors such as Falcon Edge, Sequoia Capital, Accel, B-CAP, Qualcomm etc. the company has raised over USD 220 M and is on the mission to be the face for the electric revolution in the world.

About CSC Grameen eStore: CSC Grameen eStore is a ground-breaking eCommerce initiative by CSC SPV (Operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India) to promote digital ordering and delivering safely to the consumer’s doorstep. That which started as a humble beginning to serve the community during the COVID-19 Crisis, is turning into a flourishing Grameen eCommerce revolution which is generating a GMV of Rs. 80,000 Crores annually today. CSC Grameen eStore can only be set up by a CSC VLE (Village Level Entrepreneur). We are also partnering with local as well as global manufacturers to build a greater network in reaching bigger markets.


A CSC Grameen eStore is a retail outlet in a village/town which also operates as an online to offline delivery store which has a mobile app available for customers to order products online. It is set up by a VLE (Village Level Entrepreneur)

A CSC Grameen eStore procures, manages the inventory, takes orders via online means and delivers products through the online to offline store front.

CSC Grameen eStore employs “Digital Cadets” (Last mile delivery personnel) to deliver products to the customer’s doorstep.

CSC Grameen eStore opens bigger and newer opportunities for manufacturers to sell their products deeper and deeper into the country.


CSC Grameen e-Store is serving 10,000+ PIN Codes across all the States & UTs in India, including Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal. 


This is made possible with the network of over 5 Lakh CSC VLEs across the country.