Delhi Government: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Tamil Nadu: 100% Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption to EVs

Published: November 3, 2020

The State Government of Tamil Nadu recently notified that it will grant 100% motor vehicle tax exemption for Electric Vehicles. Earlier, the State Government had issued orders for 50% concessional rate to EV taxes. It has now been made to 100%. Key Highlights The State Government has exempted taxes to both transport and non-transport vehicles. ..

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Delhi Government launches “Green Delhi” mobile application

Published: October 30, 2020

On October 29, 2020, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Arvind Kejriwal launched the Green Delhi mobile application. The application will help the citizens to inform the state government about the pollution causing activities. It is to act as a platform of communication between the Delhiites and the State government. The application can be downloaded ..

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Tree Transplantation Policy of Delhi Government: Key Facts

Published: October 10, 2020

On October 9, 2020, the Cabinet under Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal approved “Tree Transplantation Policy”. The policy makes it mandatory to transplant 80 percentage of the trees that are being felled for a development project. Also, an additional 10 saplings should be planted as compensatory plantation. Key highlights The policy is first of ..

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Bio-Decomposer spraying to counter Stubble Burning in Delhi

Published: October 6, 2020

On October 6, 2020, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi Government is to adopt “Bio-Decomposer” spraying to counter stubble burning. Highlights The scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, PUSA have found a low-cost, effective way to deal stubble burning problem called bio-decomposer spraying. The Delhi Government is to adopt the solution ..

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy launched in Delhi: Highlights

Published: August 8, 2020

Delhi government has launched a new electric vehicle policy that aims to boost the economy, creating jobs and reduce air pollution in the national capital. The government is aiming for registration of 5 lakh new EVs in the state in the next five years. What are the salient features of the EV Policy of Delhi? ..

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