December 08, 2022

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8.77 lakhs Electric Vehicles are plying on Indian roads

8.77 lakhs Electric Vehicles

8.77 lakhs Electric Vehicles are plying on Indian roads

Under Phase-II of the FAME-India Scheme, incentives provided to buyers of electric vehicles in the form of an upfront reduction

The use of electric vehicles is increasing in the country. As per the e-vahan portal (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways), at present there are about 8.77 lakhs of active electric vehicles are on Indian roads as of 08.12.2021. 

Under Phase-II of the FAME-India Scheme, incentives are provided to buyers of electric vehicles in the form of an upfront reduction in the purchase price of electric vehicles.

Further, the following two Production Linked Incentive (PLI) schemes are being implemented by the Ministry of Heavy Industries for the promotion of manufacturing of electric vehicles:

The union cabinet on 12th May 2021 approved a Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for setting up manufacturing facilities for Advance Chemistry Cell (ACC), Battery Storage in India, with a total manufacturing capacity of 50 Giga Watt Hour (GWh) and with an outlay of Rs. 18,100 crores for 5 years.

The government has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Components with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 25,938 crores over a period of five years. Electric vehicles are covered under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Components. This information was given by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

The Minister Mr Nitin Gadkari has also said that the government intends to have an electric vehicle sales penetration of 30 per cent for private cars, 70 per cent for commercial vehicles, 40 per cent for buses and 80 per cent for two and three-wheelers by 2030. He said that there’s a substantial response received from the domestic market for electric vehicles like electric rickshaws, cars, scooters, and electric bicycles.

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2 Comments

  1. E Bike Dealership

    Early bird EV incentives by Governments to buyers will help to achieve 100% electric by the year 2030. EV infrastructure and adoption is growing day by day in India. AMO Mobility Solutions also expanding its network to convert e-mobility into mass mobility in India.

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