New Delhi, February 7: Of the 16,73,115 hybrid or electric vehicles in use in the country, Maharashtra tops the list with a total of 2,96,186 while Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have 2,03,592 and 1,69,006 respectively. Continue with .
In a written response to a question in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Minister of State for Heavy Industries Krishan Pal Gurjar said the government will promote the adoption of hybrid and electric vehicles in the country (faster adoption of hybrid vehicles and manufacturing) has started. &) The Indian Electric Vehicle (FAME India) scheme has been mentioned in his official statement since 2015. Electric vehicles: 54% of Indian consumers are more concerned about EV quality than range, says the report.
Phase II of the FAME India Scheme is currently underway for five years from April 2019 with total budget support of NOK 10,000. FAME India Scheme Phase 2: Incentives for Electric Vehicles, Installation of Charging Infrastructure under Phase II of the Scheme.
Additionally, the government has taken multiple steps to adopt hybrid and electric vehicles domestically. On May 12, 2021, the government approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for the domestic manufacture of Advanced Chemistry Cells (ACC) in order to reduce the price of domestic batteries.
Electric vehicles are subject to the PLI Scheme for Automobiles and Auto Parts, which was approved on 15 September 2021 with a budget expenditure of Rs 2,593.8 billion over five years, the reply said.
According to information, GST for electric vehicles has been reduced from 12% to 5%. His GST for electric vehicle chargers/charging stations has been reduced from 18% to 5%. The Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has announced that battery-powered vehicles will be given green license plates and exempt from permit requirements.
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https://www.latestly.com/auto/electric-vehicles-in-india-total-16-73-lakh-hybrid-and-evs-in-the-country-maharashtra-tops-list-with-2-96-lakh-4810177.html Electric Vehicles in India: Hybrids and EVs at Rs 16.73 crore, Maharashtra tops the list at Rs 29.6 crore