Road ministry proposes free EVs from registration charges and an existing customer has to renew their EVs.
- Road Ministry proposes bill to free EVs from any kind of registration charges
- Free registration for EVs either three-wheeler or two-wheeler or four-wheeler
- Also, Government claims to sell only three-wheeler EVs by 2023 and two-wheelers below 150cc by 2025
As per the draft proposes by the ministry of road and Highway in accordance to free every EV sold in India from any kind of registration charges. No renewal fees for the existing customers as well. While the draft is presented on Wednesday and it is still Lucknow from which date it will apply. Although, the decision was made to boasts the EVs sale in the Indian market for more use of an eco-friendly source of power and to lower down the pollution rating in major metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Kanpur, and more across the country.
The proposed draft will apply to all kinds of electric vehicles including, scooters, bikes, three wheelers, and cars. Existing EVs customer on road don’t have to pay a single penny for their registration renewal. And there will be no registration fees for any new EVs purchased. This draft was proposed by the Indian government to boasts the Electric vehicles sales accords the country, towards more adoption of electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries by 2030. The Nitti Aayog has proposed to sell only electric vehicles by the end of this decade 2030. Apart from that, the government is also planning to sell only three-wheeler EVs from April 2023. Also, to sell electric bikes below 150cc by April 2025.
Although, many major two-wheeler manufacturers have also planned to launch their best electric vehicles for Indian customers. Just on august 15th 2021 Ola and Simple one introduced their electric scooters for the Indian market with a price range starting from Rs 85,999 and changes according to the subsidy provided by the state governments in different states. Hero, TVS, and Bajaj already launched their EVs in India and are likely to update and launch more advanced EVs. In 2018, MORTH had announced the mandatory green number plates for all kinds of EVs for easy identification The EVs can easily to distinguished and can get benefits like presential parking, free toll, and concessional toll.