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Battery Swapping Should Come Under FAME’s Ambit: Piaggio India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2020

Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, opined that the government should consider giving incentives for electric vehicles which are not only run on pre-fixed batteries but also on swappable technology solutions. At the moment, only...

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Fuelling clean drive: Electric vehicles get green plates in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Electric vehicles in Delhi have started sporting green-coloured registration plates, made mandatory by the transport department to distinguish them from fuel-run vehicles. “The Centre had recently issued an order to make it compulsory for all electric vehicles to have green...

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Nabard to back green project

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), in its capacity as Direct Access Accredited Entity of Green Climate Fund (GCF), said it will support a proposal by Tata...

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Your electric vehicle dream may get a Rs 50,000 jump-start

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019
The government is planning to incentivise the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) with rebates of up to Rs 50,000, bringing...
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Case for revisiting subsidies given to the renewable energy sector: Economic Survey 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2018

The government may revisit incentives and subsidies for the renewable energy sector given the tariffs have been falling to almost match the levels of thermal power.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation to offer tax exemption for waste segregation and recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

Kolkata Municipal Corporation will offer tax exemption to residents of those housing complexes who will take the initiative of segregation and recycling of wastes generated in these complexes. Debabrata Majumdar, the member, mayor-in-council overseeing the KMC solid waste...

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Niti Aayog calls for carrot and stick policy for electric vehicles market

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2017

In a game-changing move for India’s mobility, energy and environment needs, Niti Aayog has recommended fiscal incentives for electric vehicles (EV) manufacturers and discouraging privately-owned...

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Government extends FAME-India scheme to promote electric vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 22, 2017

The government has extended demand incentives worth Rs 127.77 crore for purchase of over 1.11 lakh electric and hybrid vehicles under the FAME-India scheme.


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