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Government plans major push for electric vehicles in Punjab

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2019

To give greener, non-polluting vehicles a push, the Punjab government has decided exempt battery-operated vehicles — both private and commercial — from paying registration and permit fee, besides offering other financial benefits. As per the draft of the ‘Punjab Electric...

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Delhi cabinet approves policy on electric vehicles to curb pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2019

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government on Monday approved a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) with a focus on two-wheelers, shared transport vehicles, and commercial vehicles to lead the change to electric mobility, at a time when the state is grappling with severe...

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Punjab govt partners with WEF to design pilot on clean, electric mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

To combat the growing problem of environmental pollution in the state, the Punjab Government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to design a Public-Private pilot on shared, clean and electric mobility. The state, which is also formulating its own EV Policy to...

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“Wholesome communication campaigns that provide consumers with all the working knowledge they need to own and operate their EV will be a key pivot in India’s EV journey”

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Carson Dalton, Senior Director of Ola Mobility Institute talks about India’s readiness for transition to EVs and challenges and opportunities...

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Tamil Nadu unveils a bold Electric Vehicles policy; to run 500 EV buses by 2019-20 end

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Rolling out a slew of measures to push the idea of Electric Vehicles (EV) in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has released the EV policy intending to attract Rs 50,000 crore worth of investments and create 1.5 lakh new jobs. While building a...

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Kerala to phase out 3-wheelers by 2021 to introduce e-autos

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2019

Kerala has set April 2021 as deadline for phasing out three wheelers of 15 years off the roads, as part of the government's ambitious plan of introducing two lakh electric two wheelers and 50,000 three wheelers by 2020, said KR Jyothilal, Principal Secretary (Transport &...

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Tamil Nadu's New EV Policy Seeks Full Road Tax Exemption for Electric Vehicles Until 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

Seeking to promote electric vehicles (EVs), the Tamil Nadu government has announced its policy for the sector offering a slew of sops, including investment subsidy and waiver of various taxes and duties. Chief Minister K Palaniswami released the Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle...

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T.N. releases e-vehicle policy; rolls out a slew of concessions

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

In an attempt to give a boost to the manufacture and use of electric vehicles in the State, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday released the Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy, 2019, which provided for various concessions to manufacturers and users of e-vehicles...

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