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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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