The Delhi authorities exempted highway tax on battery-operated automobiles beneath its new electrical car coverage with rapid impact.
The Kejriwal authorities launched an Electric Vehicle Policy in August 2020
Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi authorities exempted highway tax on battery-operated automobiles beneath its new electrical car coverage. As reported by PTI, the transport division, in its notification issued on Saturday, stated that the Lieutenant Governor of the nationwide capital territory of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has exempted the tax levied on all battery electrical automobiles. This will likely be relevant on all battery-run automobiles with rapid impact. The Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot took to Twitter on Sunday to announce this step taken by the Delhi authorities.
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Congrats Delhi! As promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal when asserting landmark EV Policy, Delhi govt has EXEMPTED highway tax on Battery Operated Vehicles. With proper incentives & supporting infra, we’re decided to make sure Delhi leads the nation in fast transition to Elec Vehicles pic.twitter.com/XVm9JKYmIE
— Kailash Gahlot (@kgahlot) October 11, 2020
Gahlot stated in a tweet “Congrats Delhi! As promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal when announcing landmark EV Policy, Delhi govt has EXEMPTED road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles. With the right incentives & supporting infra, we are determined to ensure Delhi leads the country in rapid transition to Elec Vehicles (sic).”
The Delhi authorities launched its Electric Vehicle Policy in August whereby it promised to waive off the registration price, highway tax and supply an incentive of as much as ₹ 1.5 lakh for brand spanking new automobiles within the nationwide capital. As for electrical two-wheelers, e-rickshaws and freight automobiles, the Delhi authorities promised to offer incentives of as much as ₹ 30,000.
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The Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal termed the EV coverage as progressive because it goals to represent round 25 per cent of electrical automobiles by 2024. As of now, there are simply 0.29 per cent electrical automobiles within the nationwide capital. Under this EV coverage, the Kejriwal authorities seems to generate employment that won’t solely scale back air pollution ranges within the nationwide capital however may also be useful in boosting the financial system.
P Sanjeev, COO, Ampere Electric stated, “We are immensely elated to see the efforts of the Delhi authorities in direction of accelerating EV adoption. This highway tax exemption on battery-operated automobiles will result in a lot wanted fast transition in direction of environment-friendly mobility options. We actually admire this progressive strategy of the federal government to extend affordability for electrical automobiles.”