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Business News/ News / India/  Gujarat govt to give up to 1.5 lakh subsidy on electric cars, two-wheelers
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Gujarat govt to give up to ₹1.5 lakh subsidy on electric cars, two-wheelers

Among the targets are: increase in the use of e-vehicles in the state in coming four years, make Gujarat a hub for e-vehicles and various materials related to it

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin PatelPremium
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday released an e-vehicle policy —Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 — for the state. Informing about the decision, the state information department said: "With an aim to witness 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads of Gujarat in next 4 years, Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani declares Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021."

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Highlights of Gujarat's e-vehicle policy

  • Increase in the use of e-vehicles in the State in coming 4 years
  • Make Gujarat a hub for e-vehicles and various materials related to it
  • Encourage young startups and investors in the field of electric mobility
  • Control air pollution and keep environment safe
  • Currently 278 charging stations are available in the State for the charging of e-vehicles. Infrastructure for new 250 charging stations to come up, which takes total tally to 528
  • Petrol pumps will be given approval for establishing charging stations
  • Charging facilities to come up at housing and commercial infrastructures
  • E-vehicle registered at Gujarat RTO will be exempted from registration fee, within four years, fuel worth 5 crore rupees will be saved
  • Minimum 6 lakh ton CO2 emission will be reduced
  • Subsidy up to Rs. 20 thousand for 2 wheelers, 50 thousand for 3 wheelers and up to 1.5 lakh for 4 wheelers will be directly credited to bank accounts through DBT
  • Gujarat will give double the amount of subsidy than any other state for e-vehicle on per kilowatt
  • Gujarat government will encourage and give subsidy to e-vehicle purchasers along with benefits from Government of India’s Fame -2 scheme to encourage e-vehicles

Among the targets are: increase in the use of e-vehicles in the state in coming four years, make Gujarat a hub for e-vehicles and various materials related to it, encourage young startups and investors in the filed of electric mobility.

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Published: 22 Jun 2021, 02:11 PM IST
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