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Haryana notifies Electric Vehicle Policy 2022

The aim of the policy is to promote the manufacturing of electric vehicles and their components in the state.

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

The Haryana government, on Thursday, notified the Electric-Vehicle Policy, under which 12 schemes have been made to encourage electric vehicles (EVs).

The additional chief secretary of the industries and commerce department, Anand Mohan Sharan, said that the aim of the Electric-Vehicle Policy is to promote the manufacturing of electric vehicles and their components in the state. With the formulation of this policy, research and development in the field of electric vehicles will be encouraged.

In addition to strengthening the infrastructure, provisions have been made in the policy to reduce the upfront cost of electric vehicles. In this, the buyers of Hybrid EVs will also get incentives.

Sharan said the department has notified the Haryana Electric-Vehicle Policy-2022, under which 12 schemes have been made live on the website (www.investharyana.in) so that people could take advantage of it.

The 12 schemes that have been made live to encourage electric vehicles in the Electric-Vehicle Policy include purchase incentives for buyers, charging and battery swapping station scheme, state goods and services tax reimbursement scheme, capital subsidy scheme, employment generation subsidy scheme, electricity duty exemption scheme, stamp duty reimbursement scheme, patent fee reimbursement scheme, r & d incentives, human capacity building excellence centre of excellence scheme, seed, and conversion fund scheme, water treatment incentive scheme. 

All eligible buyers willing to take advantage may visit the website, check details, and may apply for incentives within 45 days from the date the portal has been made live. The policy document and scheme document detailing the terms and conditions for claiming the incentive can be downloaded from the website.