Website designed for direct disbursement of incentives is first of its kind in country; entire process to be automated
The Delhi Electric Vehicle policy in addition to a subsidy of Rs 30,000 also provides 5% interest subvention on loans and information about payment of EMIs, balance loans, etc.
The single-window facility has made the installation of EV charging points in Delhi very convenient as these can be installed in malls or any commercial area for as low as Rs 2,495.
Less than 2% of new vehicles sold in Australia are electric, and the transport sector is a major reason why Australia, on a per capita basis, is one of the world’s worst greenhouse gas emitters.
It is believed that another factor for the phenomenon is free registrations.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said India introduced the faster adoption of electric mobility policy which is facilitating India's transition to clean mobility.
The housing societies and apartments will be encouraged to install private charging stations on their premises.
For a 1.3 billion population, the deadlines and targets are stiff and the current state of EV use is nascent compared to the global scenario.
The Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also approved the draft Odisha Sand Policy-2021 to ensure sustainable mining.
Sources said that the Commerce and Transport department has submitted the Cabinet memorandum on Wednesday and the new policy will be launched after it gets approval of the CM and the Cabinet.