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Delhi: Purchased an electrical automobile after Aug 7? Log in to use for subsidy

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(This story initially appeared in on Oct 24, 2020)

New Delhi: Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Friday launched a portal for seamless disbursal of subsidy to patrons of electrical automobiles.

The incentives can be relevant for all automobiles registered after August 7, when the coverage was notified, whereas street tax deduction can be legitimate from October 10 and registration payment exemptions from October 15. Electric automobiles sellers can go surfing and apply for subsidy.

“The entire process is simple and hassle-free. The transport department has approved over 100 EV models that will be eligible for subsidy. Till now, 36 manufacturers and 98 dealers have registered with us,” stated Gahlot.

The minister added that the EV coverage was one of many key actions introduced by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal within the battle in opposition to air pollution. The coverage has been welcomed by all stakeholders. We are trying to implement every little thing below this coverage in one of the simplest ways potential. On October 10, it was determined to exempt street tax. Five days later, registration fees had been exempted,” Gahlot added.

The 100 fashions comprise 14 electrical two-wheelers made by Hero Electric, Okinawa, Ampere, Jitendra New EV Tech and Li-ions Electrik, 12 electrical four-wheelers made by Tata and Mahindra, 4 electrical autos by Mahindra, Piaggio and Saarthi, 45 e-rickshaws and 17 e-carts.

“The buyer will be informed about the progress and status of the claim application through regular SMS updates. The transport department will have a dashboard through which it will track the number of applications received and those pending approval at the individual office level. Real-time tracking has also been put in place,” Gahlot stated.

The web site has additionally listed electrical automobile sellers throughout the town and charging stations with Google map location in every district.

Jasmine Shah, vice-chairperson of Dialogue and Development Commission, stated tariffs for charging electrical automobiles on low stress can be Rs 4.5 per unit and Rs 5 per unit for prime stress. “This is the lowest tariff in India. Service charge would be added depending on the charging facility,” he added. Currently, Delhi has 70 charging stations.

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