new Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday implemented the ‘Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy’ in the national capital under which the government will waive registration fee and road tax in the city and give incentives up to Rs 1.5 lakh to new electric cars. Also Read – Delhi Government raised questions on administration of colleges, said – 243 crore rupees, yet teachers did not get salary
Addressing the media online, he said that the objective of this policy is to strengthen the economy, create jobs and reduce pollution and it has been notified. The Chief Minister called it the “progressive policy” of the country. Also Read – Delhi Govt gave this rebate to street vendors and hawkers, said this on the weekly market
He said that under this policy, the Delhi government will give an incentive of up to Rs 30,000 for two-wheelers, autos and e-rickshaws and up to Rs 1.5 lakh for cars. Also Read – PIL filed in Delhi High Court for waiving tuition fees, know what is the whole matter
Kejriwal said, “We expect five lakh new electric vehicles to hit the road in the next five years after the implementation of this policy. The Delhi government will set up an EV cell to implement the ‘Electric Vehicle Policy’.
He said that the government will also constitute the ‘State Electric Vehicle Board’. Kejriwal said that the Delhi government will give a ‘Scrapping Incentive’ under the Electric Vehicle Policy and will create 200 charging centers in a year.