Delhi government is set a proposal for electric vehicle subsidy scheme under fame scheme India in the state. The state government will provide incentives to the peoples who want to go for cleaner energy (electric energy) from Petrol and diesel. The government of Delhi has to go for special infrastructure and ecosystem to switch to Electric buses.
Meanwhile, the Pradhanamntrimodi government has already started the fame scheme India for electric vehicles. The name of Central government scheme is FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles).
Details of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) fame scheme India and Delhi subsidy scheme
Central government provides different incentives under this fame scheme India. Central government provides incentives to the buyers of electric vehicles for the improvement of sale and acceptance of electric vehicles. Under the motive of the best standard of living government launched this scheme. Therefore the government brings the Electric vehicles in the Automobile sector.
Moreover, the state government is also taking an action for reducing the cost of the electric vehicle. By reducing the costs public transport vehicles are also easy to buy. In addition, the state government is going to provide subsidy on the power consumption of electric vehicles.
Highlights of Delhi Subsidy scheme
Main features of the scheme are as follows: –
State government ensures that with the launch of this scheme the manufacturing of combustion vehicles will not be affected.
Delhi Government will provide the support to all original equipment manufacturers and Indian manufacturers.
The government will support many initiatives like charging systems and lower road taxes.
State Government of Delhi is going to launch 100 electric Bus under fame scheme India of the central government. And plans for up to 1000 electric busses in the state.
The central government will provide the subsidy to 5 states in the country. And under this scheme central government pay up to 1 crore for each bus.
So it is up to the central government whether they choose Delhi for a subsidy of electric buses or not.
Moreover, the government will include these buses in the automobile sector.
Meanwhile, the automobile sector contributes about 7% in Indian GDP (gross domestic product). So up to 3 crore peoples are gets employed in these sectors. In addition government exports around 26% of these manufactured vehicles.
However, electric buses are counted for Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai only. According to the Delhi government, five companies are listed for the purchase of electric buses. Meanwhile, the Companies which manufactured the electric buses to Himachal and Mumbai are same. The buses come for DTC or any other purpose will be decided after cost and availability of the buses.