The Delhi government on Sunday exempted the road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles beneath its Electric Vehicle Policy, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot knowledgeable. It was one of many guarantees made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who introduced his government’s new Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy in August. The Transport division, in it notification issued on Saturday, acknowledged that the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi exempted the tax levied upon all battery electrical autos with instant impact.
Announcing the exemption, Kailash Gehlot stated Delhi will lead the nation in fast transition to electrical autos. The minister tweeted: “Congrats Delhi! As promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal when announcing landmark EV Policy, Delhi govt has EXEMPTED road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles. With right incentives & supporting infra, we are determined to ensure Delhi leads the country in rapid transition to Elec Vehicles (sic).”
Congrats Delhi! As promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal when asserting landmark EV Policy, Delhi govt has EXEMPTED road 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
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, in August, introduced monetary incentives for patrons of electrical autos for the subsequent three years. Under the Electric Vehicle Policy, with the acquisition of a two-wheeler, an e-rickshaw or freight autos, the Delhi government will give a advantage of as much as Rs 30,000 and for a four-wheeler, a advantage of as much as 1.5 lakh, Kejriwal stated.
For those that need to buy electrical autos for industrial functions, loans will probably be given from the Delhi government at very low-interest charges, and registration and road tax charges will probably be waived. These incentives are relevant for each battery strapping and stuck charging autos.