Nowadays price of petrol and diesel is unbearable to general middle class person and if you are traveling in any mega and you see green number plate then don’t get surprise because as of now time is of change and in this change our vehicles system is also not behind .this green number plate vehicle indicates that this is a electric vehicle. And in near future you will see it as regularly because recently government of Gujarat has announced “GUJRAT STATE ELECTRIC VEHICLE POLICY 2021” with this we may see a revolution in vehicle culture in upcoming 20 to 30 years because government is pushing this thing at large reason behind this is that if we do not move towards the changing technology we will stay behind from this new upcoming world
OBJECTIVE OF GUJRAT EV POLICY 2021 :
- To increase in the number of ELECTRIC VEHICLES
- To make Gujarat state The production factory of ELECTRIC VEHICLE
- To motivate students and entrepreneurs to invest and startup in ELECTRICFIELD
- By using Electric vehicles reduce the air pollution level and protecting environment
SPECIFIAL FEATURES OF THE GUJARAT EV POLICY 2021:
- In upcoming four to five years Gujarat government will encourage general public to purchase ELECTRIC VEHICES and target for this is set around 2 lakh vehicles which includes all 2 wheeler 3 wheeler and 4 wheelers .
- This Electric vehicles need less amount of maintenance and amount then other traditional vehicles .
- This Electric vehicles will be free from registration fee of RTO
- Some public places like petrol pump ,gas station , commercial building etc. will be used as a place for charging stations ..
- Incentive will provided to those who are willing to establish charging stations at their place with the guidelines of ministry of power
CRITERIA FOR AVAILING EV SUBSIDY :
Government will provide subsidy according to the ELECTRIC VEHICES BATTERY CAPACITY (kwh)
For Two (2) wheelers Electric vehicles: subsidy of 20000 will provided (only to those which having price of maximum of 1.50 lakh )
For THREE (3) wheelers Electric vehicles : subsidy of 50000 will be provided (only to those which having price of maximum 5 lakh)
For Four (4) wheelers Electric vehicles: subsidy of 1.50 will be provided (only to those which having price of maximum 15 lakh)
- All these amounts will be transferred through DBT ( direct benifit transfer) and given directly into bank amount.
NO.OF CHARGING POINTS :
- as said by CM Vijay Rupani during policy launching programme total 500 charging stations will formed on national highway restaurant and other public places ..
- Total around 270 stations will be formed under FAME 2 scheme and add on this 250 charging stations will be formed by state government in Gujarat state
BENEFITS OF EV POLICY 2021 :
- Reduction in air pollution
- Price reduction in buying selling of electric vehicles
- Cheap public travelling (BRTS)
- OVERALL ECONOMIC AND GROWTH DEVELOPMENT
Nodal ministries :
- Ports And transport Department : for overall policy management
- Energy and petrochemical departments :for charging stations and points
- GERMI : research and training
In this way GUJRAT STATE ELECTRIC VEHICES POLICY is a great opportunity for those who want to invest and startup in this field will explore a lot and importance of this field will never come at lower level in near by future. and a intelligent citizen we must avail benefit of this policy and use electric vehicle instead of diesel and petrol vehicles this will benefit both the way its economic and pollution free too so we must adopt this changing and innovative technology to save our future generations.