The main objective behind introducing the EV policy is to make the state a global hub for manufacturing of electric vehicles, batteries and allied equipment. Along with this, the objective has also been set to make the state environment friendly. According to this draft, 15% rebate will be given on the purchase of two to four wheeler electric vehicles, e-buses and 100% on their registration and road tax.
Such areas will come under the ambit
The EV policy will cover areas such as electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, EV equipment, strong hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, on board chargers, vehicle control units and battery management systems. 100% exemption will be given in the registration of electric vehicle and road tax in a year.
After this, 50% relaxation will be given in the fourth and fifth years. A discount of 15% (maximum Rs.5,000) will be given on the factory price of the vehicle for purchase of 2 wheeler electric vehicle for one year from the date of issue of EV policy. A budget of Rs 100 crore will be earmarked for giving exemption on two lakh two wheeler EV vehicles.
According to the policy, the public transport of the village and the city will be converted into EV. Green route will be chosen to run the EV. E-buses will run on these routes, by 2030 all government vehicles will be converted to electric vehicles.
At the same time, the government is encouraging people to buy electric vehicles. Vehicle advance will also be given. Go Electric campaign will be launched to promote EVs. A 12-member empowered committee will be constituted under the chairmanship of the Industrial Development and Infrastructure Commissioner for the implementation of the EV policy.
Charging stations will be within a distance of 9 kilometers in cities
According to the EV policy, charging stations will be built in cities within a radius of nine kilometers. Whereas charging stations will be built at a distance of 25 km on the expressway.
Charging stations will also be set up at parking, metro stations, bus stands, petrol pumps, government buildings, commercial buildings, educational and health institutions, shopping malls in cities. The land for the charging station will be given on a ten-year lease. 20% subsidy (maximum ten lakh rupees) will be given on the first two thousand charging stations.
The EV policy will cover electric vehicles, plug in hybrid electric vehicles, EV supply equipment, strong hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, on board chargers, vehicle control units, battery management systems.