Gujarat State Electric Vehicle Policy 2021
Gujarat Chief Minister on June 22, 2021, announced the ‘Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021’. The Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 aims to make Gujarat a hub for electric vehicles by promoting the use of electric vehicles in the state, reducing pollution generated by non-electric vehicles, and boosting investments in electric mobility. The State government estimates that the EV policy 2021 will aid in reducing CO2 emissions by 6 lakh tonnes and saving fuel expenditure of up to Rs 5 crore over the next four years. The Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 is the state’s four-year plan with a budget of Rs 870 crore to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in the state. The State government will offer subsidies to new buyers of electric vehicles and those investing in the infrastructure for electric vehicles.