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e-Vehicle Policy

  • 25 May 2022
  • 1 min read

Why in News?

  • On May 24, 2022, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved the Rajasthan Electric Vehicle Policy (REVP). It also approved the proposed one-time contribution to encourage purchase of such vehicles and an additional budget provision of Rs.40 crore for SGST recharge.

Key Points

  • It may be mentioned that the chief minister had announced to bring in an electric vehicle policy in the budget for the year 2019-20.
  • As per the announcement, with the re-payment of SGST to the buyers of these vehicles, rs 5 to 10,000 per vehicle will be given to two-wheelers as per battery capacity and Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000 per vehicle to three-wheelers as per battery capacity as a one-time grant to encourage purchase of such vehicles.
  • E-vehicles in the state have also been excluded from the ambit of motor vehicle tax. The new policy provides for all types of recharge to e-vehicle vendors within 7 days.
  • With the implementation of this policy, pollution caused by diesel-petrol vehicles in the state will be reduced.
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