Gujarat Govt. announces e-Vehicle Policy


The government of Gujarat has announced the policy for electric vehicles for the next four years.

Highlights

  • The state aims to witness 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads in next 4 years.
  • The policy also aims at making Gujarat, the manufacturing hub for e-vehicles.
  • With the new policy, minimum 6 lakh tonnes of carbon emission will be reduced.
  • The policy also aims to establish additional 250 charging stations which will take the total number of charging stations in the state to 528.
  • Petrol pumps will also be given approval for establishing charging stations.
  • The state government will provide subsidy up to Rs. 20 thousand for 2 wheelers, 50 thousand for 3 wheelers and up to 1.5 lakh for 4 wheelers which will be directly credited to bank accounts through DBT.