New Delhi. The central and state governments are constantly taking steps to promote the use of e-vehicles. In such a situation, if you are also thinking of buying the first electric scooter, then you can get it at a very affordable price. Because the government is giving subsidy on them under the FAME-2 scheme.
Due to which their price in some states has become lower than in other states. Let us know in which states its price is less than 10 to 15 thousand rupees.
First of all, you should know that what is the scale of subsidy given by the government? Actually, the central and state governments decide the subsidy or incentive according to the capacity of the lithium-ion battery used in the vehicle. That is, the subsidy will be available according to the number of kilo watts (kWh) of the battery. Its center and states give exemption in registration fee, GST and tax on loan according to their own.
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subsidy from the central government
In 2019, the government launched Faster Adoption of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) to promote electric vehicles in the country. Under this, initially a subsidy of Rs 10000 was given per kWh. Later in June 2021, the government increased this limit to Rs 15,000 per kWh to promote electric vehicles. It was named FAME-II.
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Two-wheeler gets discount in these states
Maharashtra is the second state to offer the highest incentive on electric two-wheelers. Here too, like Delhi, incentive is available at the rate of 5 thousand per kWh. At the same time, Meghalaya, Assam, Gujarat and West Bengal get the highest incentive i.e. 10 thousand per kWh in terms of kWh. But here the maximum subsidy limit is only 20 thousand rupees. For example, if someone buys a scooter with 3 kWh battery here, he will get a discount of 20 thousand rupees. Apart from this, incentives are not available in states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. However, in some states, benefits like exemption in road tax and registration fee are available.
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