November 25, 2020

Delhi: Bought an electrical car after Aug 7? Log in to use for subsidy



(This story initially appeared in on Oct 24, 2020)

New Delhi: Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Friday launched a portal for seamless disbursal of subsidy to consumers of electrical autos.

The incentives could be relevant for all autos registered after August 7, when the coverage was notified, whereas highway tax deduction could be legitimate from October 10 and registration price exemptions from October 15. Electrical autos sellers can go online ev.delhi.gov.in and apply for subsidy.

“All the course of is straightforward and hassle-free. The transport division has accredited over 100 EV fashions that shall be eligible for subsidy. Until now, 36 producers and 98 sellers have registered with us,” mentioned Gahlot.

The minister added that the EV coverage was one of many key actions introduced by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal within the battle towards air pollution. The coverage has been welcomed by all stakeholders. We are trying to implement the whole lot below this coverage in the easiest way potential. On October 10, it was determined to exempt highway tax. 5 days later, registration costs have been exempted,” Gahlot added.

The 100 fashions comprise 14 electrical two-wheelers made by Hero Electrical, Okinawa, Ampere, Jitendra New EV Tech and Li-ions Electrik, 12 electrical four-wheelers made by Tata and Mahindra, 4 electrical autos by Mahindra, Piaggio and Saarthi, 45 e-rickshaws and 17 e-carts.

“The customer shall be knowledgeable in regards to the progress and standing of the declare software by common SMS updates. The transport division could have a dashboard by which it’ll monitor the variety of purposes obtained and people pending approval on the particular person workplace stage. Actual-time monitoring has additionally been put in place,” Gahlot mentioned.

The web site has additionally listed electrical car sellers throughout the town and charging stations with Google map location in every district.

Jasmine Shah, vice-chairperson of Dialogue and Growth Fee, mentioned tariffs for charging electrical autos on low stress could be Rs 4.5 per unit and Rs 5 per unit for top stress. “That is the bottom tariff in India. Service cost could be added relying on the charging facility,” he added. At the moment, Delhi has 70 charging stations.