Electric Vehicle Policy Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi to switch all its hired vehicles to EVs in 6 months

The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, announced that all departments of Delhi government will now use only electric vehicles. This transition to the electric vehicles will be done within 6 months. Highlights The Delhi government has over 2,000 cars in use. The minister is of the view that this decision will inspire other ..

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‘Switch Delhi’ Campaign Launched by Kejriwal government

The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign on February 4, 2021. Highlights The campaign was launched to promote the use of electric vehicles. The Chief Minister further asked the citizens to buy electric vehicles as it will play a key role in combating the pollution in Delhi. The Chief Minister ..

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Tamil Nadu: 100% Motor Vehicle Tax Exemption to EVs

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

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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Electric Vehicle Policy passed by Delhi Government

The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, December 23, 2019, announced that the Cabinet of the Delhi Government has approved a policy on electric vehicles (EVs). The aim of the policy will be to tackle the rising air population in India’s capital territory. A board will be constituted by the Delhi government for ..

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