New Delhi: 8.77 lakh on Indian roads Electric vehicles Has been revealed to be in use.
Central Heavy Industries Minister Krishan Paul Gurjar said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha:
The use of electric vehicles is increasing in the country. According to the Electric Vehicle website, there are currently 8.77 lakh on Indian roads Electric vehicles Are in use.
Phase II Pam India Under the scheme Electric vehicles Incentives are offered to buyers. The Ministry of Heavy Industries has also implemented two production-related promotion schemes to promote the production of electric vehicles.
Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state, operates the largest number of registered electric vehicles in India. It is followed by Delhi and Karnataka in third place.
There are more than 50,000 registered electric vehicles in Bihar and Maharashtra. Both Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have the highest number of electric three-wheelers. Tamil Nadu ranks 7th in this list. There are 45,368 vehicles in use here.
The Production-Linked Incentive Scheme for Advanced Chemical Cell Production is being implemented for five years at a cost of Rs. 18,100 crore.
The PLI scheme for automobiles and auto parts has been implemented over the last five years at a cost of Rs 25,938 crore.
Under this scheme Electric vehicles Include. Electric vehicles The goods and services tax on goods has been reduced from 12% to 5%; GST on chargers / charging stations for electric vehicles has been reduced from 18 per cent to 5 per cent.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced that battery-powered vehicles will be issued a green license plate and exempted from obtaining a permit.
States have been advised to waive the road tax on electric vehicles. This will help reduce their initial cost.
Thus he said.