Electric Vehicle Policy Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra unveils new EV policy

Maharashtra government has unveiled the “Maharashtra Electric Vehicle (EV) policy, 2021”. Key Points Government also revealed its plans to attract EV manufacturing companies and allied businesses in State by offering incentives to industries and consumers. EV policy was unveiled by State Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray which was approved by cabinet on July 4. Aim of ..

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FAME II Amendment

Ministry of Heavy Industry has announced major amendments in ongoing FAME-II scheme. Ministry has fixed incentives for India-made electric two-wheelers. Highlights With the recent amendments on price side and subsidies government aims to promote electric two-wheeler usage across India. Reduction is price will help in EV adoption and strengthen government’s plans of making India an ..

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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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