The government issued a notification exempting registration charges and renewal fee for registration of battery- operated vehicles or electric vehicles. This exemption has been made to encourage electric mobility in the country.
The government has prepared a roadmap that will make it expensive for vehicle owners to retain their old diesel and petrol vehicles. It will encourage people to shift to electric vehicles. On Monday, Union heavy industries minister Mahendra Pandey told the RS that the government is taking steps to provide electric vehicle charging facilities along NH networks.