Delhi Government Announces New ‘Delhi EV Forum’ For Implementing The State’s ‘EV Policy’

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Delhi government has launched the ‘Delhi EV Forum’ which is aimed at bringing all the major stakeholders together for successful implementation of the Delhi EV policy. Dialogue & Development Commission will be hosting the Delhi EV Forum with support from RMI India. OEMs, fleet operators, charging station energy operators, experts and various government agencies will be the members of the Delhi EV Forum and will provide the platform for conversations among all the stakeholders. The Delhi Government had notified its electric vehicle (EV) policy on August 7, 2020.

The state government is aiming at having an EV market share of 25 per cent across all new vehicle sales in Delhi by 2024. The policy has been drafted to lay out a comprehensive strategy to enable rapid transition to EVs in the national capital. It will be looking at five key aspects which are targeted financial incentives, non-financial incentives, enabling charging infrastructure, raising public awareness and building a green economy.

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