Electric car owners in India spared from paying registration certificate fees

Electric car owners in India have but one more reason to rejoice as the federal government has supplied yet another exemption to those that have or are planning to change to electrical autos. The Centre has issued a notification saying EV-owners don’t must pay registration certificate fees anymore.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued the notification. It exempts all battery-powered electrical autos from the cost of fees for subject or renewal of registration certificate. The ministry has additionally stated that battery operated autos are exempted from the cost of fees for project of recent registration marks.

The determination comes as a part of the federal government’s efforts to encourage extra folks to change to electrical autos amid rising gasoline prices, in addition to deliver down vehicular air pollution.

Despite Centre’s initiatives to advertise use of electrical autos by preserving home taxes low, providing incentives by means of the FAME II scheme, and assist to put in EV charging stations for develop the EV ecosystem in the nation, EV adoption in India has been slower than what the federal government would have favored. Challenges like correct infrastructure stay, whereas prices of electrical vehicles stay on the upper facet in comparison with electrical two-wheelers.

Last week, US-based electrical car producer Tesla triggered a debate on excessive import duties imposed for EVs in India. The debate noticed carmakers in India divided in their opinion whether or not the federal government ought to provide exemption in an effort to maintain the price of such autos down and make them extra reasonably priced for the mass.

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