Jumping onto the electric vehicle bandwagon, Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government has released a draft EV policy for Delhi. The new draft EV policy aims at having 25% of total vehicles in Delhi converted to electric vehicles and to do so the Delhi Government will offer an array of incentives and promote setting up of charging infrastructure in both residential and non-residential areas.
Kailash Gahlot, Transport Minister of Delhi says that about 3% of Particulate Matter pollution during the Delhi winters is caused by vehicles and switching to zero-emission EVs will reduce the Delhi air-pollution drastically.
The policy further proposes a complete waiver of road tax, registration fee and parking charges for all-electric vehicles till 2023. Read More