The Delhi authorities has exempted all battery operated autos from registration charge underneath its electrical car coverage, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot stated on Friday.
Earlier this week, the federal government had waived street tax on all electrical autos.
“Congrats again, Delhi! Next in list of breakthrough incentives promised by CM @ArvindKejriwal, Delhi govt exempts Registration fee on Battery Operated Vehicles. Delhi leads again, the EV way!,” Mr Gahlot stated in a tweet.
The Transport division in a notification issued on Thursday acknowledged that the registration charge prescribed (as per Rule 81 of Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989) is not going to be relevant on battery operated autos as outlined underneath Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had in August launched the Electric Vehicle Policy, asserting 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 street tax and registration charge.
The registration charge of a car is calculated as 4-12.5 per cent of its ex showroom value.
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