The Delhi authorities has exempted all battery operated automobiles from registration price beneath its electrical car coverage, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot mentioned on Friday.
Earlier this week, the federal government had waived highway tax on all electrical automobiles.
“Congrats once more, Delhi! Subsequent in record of breakthrough incentives promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal, Delhi govt exempts Registration price on Battery Operated Autos. Delhi leads once more, the EV method!,” Mr Gahlot mentioned in a tweet.
The Transport division in a notification issued on Thursday said that the registration price prescribed (as per Rule 81 of Motor Automobile Guidelines, 1989) won’t be relevant on battery operated automobiles as outlined beneath Central Motor Automobile Guidelines, 1989.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had in August launched the Electrical Automobile Coverage, saying incentives of as much as Rs 1.5 lakh on the acquisition of four-wheelers, Rs 30,000 on two-wheelers, auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws and freight carriers, moreover promising waiver of highway tax and registration price.
The registration price of a car is calculated as 4-12.5 per cent of its ex showroom value.
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