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GO ELECTRIC CAMPAIGN" LAUNCHED TO GIVE A BOOST TO ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND USE OF ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES ACROSS COUNTRY

GO ELECTRIC CAMPAIGN" LAUNCHED TO GIVE A BOOST TO ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND USE OF ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES ACROSS COUNTRY

Context

Centre launched the Go Electric campaign

Details

  • It aims to boost the adoption of electric mobility vehicles and electric cooking appliances to ensure energy security in the country.
  • Go Electric is the future of India which will promote cost-effective, environment-friendly and indigenous electric products.

Other EV Policy

Delhi EV Policy

  • To encourage the uptake of electric vehicles, the Delhi government currently offers a subsidy of ₹5,000/kWh or up to ₹1.5 lakh for electric four-wheelers and ₹30,000 for electric two-wheelers. The EV policy in Delhi also covers other electric vehicles too, such as electric auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws, electric freight vehicles, etc.
  • The local government has also waived off road tax and registration fee for all new EVs in Delhi.
  • Delhi EV policy 2020 also includes a scrappage scheme wherein EV buyers can avail additional incentives for scrapping their old ICE vehicles and buying a new EV instead.

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