Central government will promote electric vehicles to control pollution and reduce consumption of petroleum products. To promote electric vehicles in the country, the government plans to subsidize more than 62,000 electric passenger vehicles. Union Minister of Roads and Transport Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha that the government would give subsidy on the purchase of electric buses with electric passenger cars, as well as develop electric charging infrastructure.
Nitin Gadkari said in Lok Sabha that the Central Government has implemented the Fame India Scheme i.e. Phase 2 of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electrical Vehicles in India Scheme at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore. Under this, the country will produce hybrid and electric vehicles with great speed. There is a plan to electrify public transport in this phase.
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Such vehicles will get subsidy
Under the Fame India Scheme, the Central Government plans 5 lakh electric three wheelers (e-3 Wheelers), 55,000 electric passenger cars (e-cars) and 10 lakh electric two wheelers (e-2) with 7000 electric buses (e-Buses). Wheelers) has to be subsidized. That is, the government’s plan, including buses and passenger cars, will be subsidized to 62,000 electric passenger vehicles.
This is the government’s plan
All vehicles that meet safety and emission standards can be registered under Phase 2 of the Fame India Scheme. So far 98 electric vehicle models have been registered under this scheme, including 32 two wheeler models, 50 three wheeler and 16 4-wheeler models. Those who buy these e-vehicles will be given immediate incentive as a reduction in purchase price. Apart from this, the government is also emphasizing on developing charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Nitin Gadkari said that his ministry has issued regulations and advisories to encourage electric vehicles in the country.
These instructions were given
According to the regulations and advisories issued by the Ministry of Roads and Transport to promote e-vehicles, it has been suggested to install retro fitment hybrid electric system with electric kit in vehicles. According to the regulation, the registration mark for battery operated transport vehicles will be yellow and the background will be green. At the same time, the registration mark for all other electric vehicles will be white and background green color. Apart from this, guidelines for issuing driving license of gearless e-scooter and bike up to 4.0 KW for age group of 16 to 18 years have also been given.
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