Delhi Government has launched the EV Charging Database on its ‘Switch Delhi Portal’. Through this portal, a database has been prepared of all the companies providing electric vehicle service in the city. Everyone who drives an electric vehicle will be able to use this database to find out about charging stations and electric vehicle (EV) services.
Information about more than 2,500 charging points has been made available on this portal. A database for electric buses was launched in Delhi in early 2021, which proved to be quite successful. On the lines of this Switch Delhi portal has also been started.
Won’t worry about range
Getting information about charging points on this database will be of great convenience to the people driving electric vehicles. Due to the limited range of electric vehicles, they are not used for long distance travel. People who drive electric vehicles often worry about limited range. Apart from this, they have to face a lot of trouble even when the information about the charging station is not available.
However, now with the availability of charging stations information in the database, all the charging points in Delhi can be traced with just a single click. Now EV drivers can easily reach their nearest charging station using Switch Delhi portal.
Let us tell you, 18.6 percent of the total registered vehicles in Delhi are electric vehicles. According to the latest data from the vehicle portal, there are more than 1.58 lakh electric vehicles registered in Delhi. Before the Corona epidemic, on an average, about 20,000 electric vehicles were being sold in Delhi every year, but due to the Corona epidemic, this figure came down to 12,000 units.
After the implementation of the Delhi EV policy in August 2020, 739 electric vehicles were registered that month. At the same time, since September 2020, a total of more than 59 thousand e-vehicles have been sold under the EV policy. The Delhi government had organized the 4th Delhi EV Forum on 10 August to mark the completion of two years of the EV policy.
The Delhi government implemented the Electric Vehicle Policy in August 2020. Under this policy, a maximum subsidy of Rs 30,000 is being given on the purchase of electric two-wheelers, autorickshaws, e-rickshaws, and goods trains in Delhi, while a subsidy of up to Rs 1.5 lakh can be availed on the purchase of an electric car. Is. Apart from this, electric vehicles have been completely exempted from registration fee.
Explain that the Delhi Transport Department had canceled the registration of more than 1 lakh old vehicles last year to check pollution. The registration of diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old and petrol vehicles which are more than 15 years old is being canceled in the Delhi territory.