Gandhinagar: The state authorities on Thursday introduced a brand new scheme for promotion of electric vehicles (two and three wheelers) on the eve
Faculty (class IX and above) and faculty college students who purchase electrical two-wheelers will get a government subsidy of Rs 12,000, whereas rickshaw drivers and self-employed individuals who purchase electrical three-wheelers will get a subsidy of Rs 48,000 per automobile.
CM Vijay Rupani stated the state authorities has set a goal of getting 10,000 electrical two-wheelers and 5,000 electrical three-wheelers on the roads within the present fiscal yr. He added that the federal government has resolved to advertise e-mobility as a measure to curb air pollution attributable to fossil fuels.
The federal government additionally introduced that ten public charging stations can be arrange in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot to facilitate charging of e-vehicles. A sum of Rs 50 lakh has been earmarked for organising these charging stations.
The occasion additionally marked the digital signing of 10 MoUs between the division of local weather change and institutes resembling IITs, IIMs, BISAG, Anand Agricultural University and different departments of the federal government resembling GSRTC, Gujarat Gas, GUJCOST, GLPC, the chief city planner, GSTBM and Data Consortium of Gujarat.
A compendium titled, “Constructing a Local weather Resilient Gujarat: A Decade of Local weather Motion and A Street Map for the Future” was additionally e-released by the CM. The gathering is a compilation of assorted actions of the state authorities in addressing points associated to local weather change, together with promotion of renewable sources of power like photo voltaic and wind power.
Officers stated Gujarat is the chief within the residential photo voltaic rooftop power era scheme, which has at a backed value, put in photo voltaic rooftops at over 1.38 lakh homes within the state with an combination capability of 513MW.