March 30, 2020
#eCharged Delhi EV Policy 2019

#eCharged Delhi EV Policy 2019


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pardpardeftab560slleading20partightenfactor0 f0fs24 cf0 Delhi EV Policy
EV Policy draft was presented in November 2018. The primary objective of Delhi EV Policy
is to bring about a material improvement in Delhi’92s air quality by bringing down emissions
from the transport sector. To do so, this policy will seek to drive rapid adoption of
Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in a manner where they contribute to 25 per cent of all
new vehicle registrations by 2023.
This policy will also seek to put in place measures to support the creation of jobs in
driving, selling, financing, servicing and charging of EVs.
Lets understand the highlights of the EV Policy.
Induction of 35,000 electric two, three, four wheelers and buses along with 1,000 electric
vehicles for last mile deliveries and 250 public charging and battery swapping stations.
Also, it has waived road tax and registration fees for all battery electric vehicles for
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will offer purchase incentive of Rs 5,000 per kWh of battery capacity .
Delhi will allow ride hailing service providers to operate electric two-wheeler taxis while
all the last-mile delivery companies like food delivery and e-commerce logistics providers
are expected to shift to 50 per cent of their fleet to electric by March 2023 and 100 per
cent by March 2025.
E-Rickshaws E-rickshaws and carriers will get an incentive
of Rs 30,000 per vehicle and interest subvention of 5 per cent on loans, reveals the policy.
Open permit system will apply for individuals who will be given permits on a first-come-first
basis, subject to the cap of maximum number of autos permissible in Delhi, the statement
further said.
Electric four wheelers will get a purchase incentive of Rs 10,000 per kWh of battery
capacity for first 1,000 cars subject to a cap of Rs 1,50,000 per vehicle. All the leased
cars used for commute of Delhi government officers will be transitioned to EVs within
next 12 months.
The policy also mandates that new home and workplace parking should reserve 20 per cent
parking to EVs. The Delhi government will provide 100 per cent subsidy for the purchase
of charging equipment costing up to Rs 6,000 per unit for the first 30,000 charging points
at homes and workplaces. The government will also form an electric
vehicle board and an EV cell within transport department that will be responsible for implementing
the policy.
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