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Uttar Pradesh on track to be first Indian state with 100% EVs in govt depts

The government of Uttar Pradesh, led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has launched an ambitious plan to promote the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the state. As part of this initiative, the government has set a target to convert all vehicles used by government departments into EVs by 2030, in a phased manner.

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Yogi Adityanath: UP on its way to become first state to have 100 pc electric vehicles in govt departments - The Economic Times

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The Uttar Pradesh government has issued instructions to all government departments to promote the usage of electric vehicles (EVs) by purchasing them on a nomination basis without tender. The departments can also spend more than the maximum limit to purchase EVs as per their requirement. By achieving the target of converting all government vehicles into EVs before 2030, Uttar Pradesh aims to become the first state in the country to have 100% EVs in its government departments.

To further encourage the adoption of EVs, the Uttar Pradesh government has also notified the Uttar Pradesh Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy 2022. The policy includes the following incentives:

  • Tax and registration fee exemption for three years on the purchase of EVs.
  • Tax and registration fee exemption for five years on the purchase of EVs manufactured in the state.

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