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Delhi EV Policy 2020 targets 25% of new Vehicles to be Electric Vehicles by 2024

  • Policy Notification Date: 07 August 2020
  • Validity: Delhi EV Policy 2020 is valid for a period of three years from the date of issue of policy
  • As per the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2020, the subsidies & incentives offered by Delhi Government (GNCTD) will be in addition to incentives available in FAME II incentives of Government of India

Delhi EV Policy 2020

Policy Focus & Keypoints

  • To establish Delhi as the EV capital of India and accelerate the pace of EV adoption across vehicle segments, especially in the mass category of two-wheelers, public/shared transport vehicles and goods carriers
  • To bring about a material improvement in Delhi’s environment by bringing down emissions from the transport sector
  • Road Tax and Registration fees shall be waived for all Battery Electric Vehicles during the period of this policy
  • If the battery is not sold with vehicle, 50% of the Purchase Incentive shall be provided to the vehicle owner & the remaining amount up to 50% would be provided to Energy Operators
  • Setting up of Skill Centers with provision for training related to jobs in the EV eco-system and creation of jobs
  • Setting up of Recycling Ecosystem for Batteries

Purchase Incentives and Scrappage Incentives

Subsidy on Electric Vehicles in Delhi (Check point Nos. 1 to 6)

(1) Electric Two-Wheelers

  • The incentives for electric two-wheelers shall be based on the electric vehicle battery capacity (i.e energy content measured in kWh)
Vehicle
Segment
Subsidy
Amount
Capping
Limit
Scrappage
Incentive
Two-Wheelers ₹5,000 per KWh ₹30,000 ₹5,000
Purchase & Scrappage Incentives on Electric two-wheelers (Delhi EV Policy)
  • To avail the demand incentives, the electric two-wheelers shall have to fulfill the performance and efficiency eligibility criteria as per FAME II threshold values
  • Two-wheeler Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) shall have to register their e-vehicle models, including swappable battery models, meeting eligibility criterion with the Transport Department, GNCTD
  • Ride-hailing service providers shall be allowed to operate electric two-wheelers
  • All delivery service providers shall be expected to convert 50% of their fleet operating in Delhi to electric by 31st March, 2023 and 100% by 31st March 2025 (Those who commit to achieve these targets shall be eligible for financing support from the Delhi Finance Corporation (DFC)

(2) Electric Auto / E-Autos (L5M Category as per CMVR)

  • Puchase Incentives of ₹30,000 per E-Auto
  • Scrappage Incentive of ₹7,500 per E-Auto
  • Interest subvention of 5% on loans and/or hire purchase scheme for the purchase of an e-auto [applicable, only if the loan is availed from the Delhi Finance Corporation (DFC) and other finance providers empaneled by the DFC]

(3) E-Rickshaws & E-Carts

  • Purchase Incentive of Rs. 30,000/- per vehicle
  • Scrappage Incentive NOT Applicable
  • Interest subvention of 5% on loans and/or hire purchase scheme for the purchase of an e-auto (E-rickshaws and E-carts models certified by ARAI having an advanced battery)
  • Interest subvention is applicable only if the loan is availed from the Delhi Finance Corporation (DFC) and other finance providers empaneled by the DFC]

(4) Electric Goods Carrier

  • Applicable to L5N (three-wheelers Cargo) CMVR Vehicle Category
  • Applicable to N1 (four-wheelers Cargo) CMVR Vehicle Category
  • Puchase Incentives of ₹30,000 to First 10,000 Electric Goods carriers to be registered in Delhi
  • Scrappage Incentive of ₹7,500 per Vehicle
  • Interest subvention of 5% on loans and/or hire purchase scheme for the purchase of an e-auto [applicable, only if the loan is availed from the Delhi Finance Corporation (DFC) and other finance providers empaneled by the DFC]

(5) Electric Cars (Four Wheelers)

  • Puchase Incentives of ₹10,000 per KWh of Battery Capacity (Capping Limit ₹1,50,000 per vehicle) to the first 1,000 Electric Cars to be registered in Delhi
  • Scrappage Incentive NOT Applicable

(6) Electric Buses

  • To providing appropriate incentives and other support necessary to ensure that pure electric buses constitute at least 50% of all new stage-carriage buses (for all public transport vehicles with 15 seats or more) procured for the city fleet

Charging Infrastructure Incentives

(1) Private Charging Points

  • All new home and workplace parking ‘EV ready’ with 20 % of all vehicle holding capacity/parking required to be Electric Vehicle ready (Changes in building bye-laws shall be made acoordingly)
  • The GNCTD shall provide a grant of 100% for the purchase of charging equipment up to Rs. 6000/- per charging point for the first 30,000 charging points (Grants shall be available for chargers that are either single-phase or three-phase input but comply with all other BEVC–AC001 specifications)

(2) Public Charging Infrastructure

  • The key objective of the Delhi EV policy is to provide accessible public charging facilities within 3 km travel from anywhere in Delhi
  • Energy Operators’ (EOs) shall be invited to set up charging and battery swapping stations across Delhi
  • A capital subsidy for the cost of chargers installation expenses shall be provided by Delhi Government to the selected Energy Operators.
  • 100% of the net SGST accured, shall be provided as reimbursement to the Energy Operators for the purchase of advanced batteries to be used at swapping stations

EV Fund & Nodal Agency for Implementation of EV Policy

  • Funding for the various incentives being offered under the Delhi EV Policy shall be obtained through various taxes & cess and aggregated under an umbrella, non-lapsable ‘State EV Fund
  • The Transport Department, GNCTD shall be the nodal department for the implementation of this Policy. A dedicated EV cell shall be established within the Transport Department for effective day-to-day implementation of the Delhi

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Vivek Jain
Vivek Jainhttps://ecofutureride.com
Vivek Jain is the founder of ECOFutureRide.com, a Digital Platform that provides detailed information related to ECO-friendly Vehicles like Electric Vehicles through Blogs, News, Vehicles, Videos, Reviews. He is an Engineer by Profession with over 18 Years of Rich Experience in Automobile, Telecom, Solar, Product Design Domains. He has a keen interest in ECO-Friendly Products & Services mainly related to Zero-Emission Rides.
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