Punjab News: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has said that arrangements have also been made for rebate in fees and road tax on registration of these electric vehicles.
If you are thinking of buying an electric vehicle and you live in Punjab, then this news is special for you. Yes.
The aim of the draft policy is to encourage electric vehicles.
An official statement has been issued in this regard, in which Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that the aim of the draft policy is to limit carbon emissions and reduce pollution by encouraging electric vehicles. According to the statement, under the draft policy, electric vehicles will be promoted in important cities of the state such as Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Patiala.
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25 percent more electric cars registered
The statement said that 50 percent of the vehicles present in Punjab are in these cities. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that 25 percent more electric cars are expected to be registered in these cities in the draft policy. He said that charging point infrastructure would be set up for private and public electric vehicles across the state. CM Mann said that the government is focusing on establishing the state as a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles, their parts and electric batteries.
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Bhagwant Mann said that the first one lakh buyers of electric vehicles will get a financial concession of up to Rs 10,000, while the first 10,000 buyers of electric auto rickshaws and e-rickshaws will get a financial concession of up to Rs 30,000. He said that the first 5000 e-cart buyers would get a discount of up to Rs 30,000 and the first 5,000 buyers of light commercial vehicles would be given a concession ranging from Rs 30,000 to 50,000.
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