Rajasthan Government Comes Up with Electric Vehicle Policy; Sanctions Rupees Forty Crores for An Electric Vehicle Purchase Grant
The government of Rajasthan came up with an electric vehicle policy that gives positive provoke to the purchase of EVs in Rajasthan. The Rajasthan Electric Vehicle Policy (REVP) came into its form on September 1, 2022; According to that the Rajasthan government has sanctioned an amount of Rs forty crore for contribution to the purchase of EVs.
The official Transport Department confirmed that a message regarding this was released on August 31st,2022. The transport policy will be for a time period of 5 years from September 1st, 2022.
Chief Minister Mr. Ashok Gehlot officially confirmed the policy in the budget 2019-20, & had approved the draft policy on 24 May 2022.
As per this policy, the Rajasthan government has approved the one-time contribution proposal for the purchase of EVs & an additional budget provision of Rupees 40 crore for reimbursement of State Goods & Services Tax (SGST).
By the increment of EV, which is positively provoked by the policy, pollution caused by diesel & petrol vehicles in the state will come down, the official said.
The Rajasthan government has declared to reimburse Rs 5,000- Rs 10,000 SGST amount for 2-wheelers & Rs 10,000 – 20,000 for the purchase of 3-wheelers according to the battery capacity of the vehicle.