This new policy of the Chief Minister Kejriwal government is to boost the economy of Delhi, increase employment and reduce the level of pollution in the national capital. CM said, ‘This electric vehicle policy is the most progressive policy of the country.’ According to the information, for this the entire ecosystem is being prepared in the capital. This includes providing incentives on purchase of new vehicles, creating robust charging infrastructure, funding through various sources. This funding will be in the form of congestion charge.
Jasmin Shah, vice-chairman of the Dialogue and Development Commission, which works on the electric vehicle policy, said that efforts are being made to roll out all the commitments in the EV policy in the next three months. He said, ‘The first and foremost thing is to ensure that the subsidy is provided to the people as promised, it is a clean and clear system so that people do not suffer.’
Shah said that the subsidy has been clearly defined and now a system is being prepared to transfer it directly to the accounts of the people.
>>The subsidy amount will be transferred online.
>>It is being ensured that you get the subsidy amount in your bank account within seven days of buying the vehicle.
It was told that after finishing the subsidy work, the government will work on making charging infrastructure. Shah said that the initial work has started. Locations have been identified where charging stations are to be installed.
Shah said that the Chief Minister has promised 200 charging stations in the first year and the entire government machinery is working on it. “The entire department is working hard to ensure that the provisions made in the policy are implemented immediately,” he said.