Highlights of Uttarakhand EV Policy (2018) – Incentives, Subsidies, Exemptions of Electric Vehicle Policy - India Renewable Energy Consulting – Solar, Biomass, Wind, Cleantech
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Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam

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  • To create a conducive atmosphere to support manufacturers, and reduce vehicular pollution
  • To create jobs in the state


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  1. Demand Incentives
  • First 100,000 customers purchasing EVs in the state will not have to pay motor vehicle tax for a period of 5 years.
  • First 100,000 customers purchasing commercial EVs or electric stage carriages will also be able to avail exemption from tax.
  1. Supply Incentives
  •  Land provided to the EV manufacturing sector will not be utilised for other purposes till 15 years.
  •  Entrepreneurs will be entitled to 100% electricity duty exemption
  • Government will offer term loans of Rs.100-500 million to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to manufacture EVs.
  •  Manufacturing plants that have a minimum of 100 employees will benefit from the government’s employee provident fund per company of Rs. 20 million.
  • The state government has also planned to contribute around 30-50 per cent of overall Goods and services tax (GST) paid by the MSMEs for 5 years since their first day of production.
  •  The firms must also employ around 70 percent of its staff from the state itself to avail the incentives.

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About Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Narsi, a Director at EAI, Co-founded one of India's first climate tech consulting firm in 2008.

Since then, he has assisted over 250 Indian and International firms, across many climate tech domain Solar, Bio-energy, Green hydrogen, E-Mobility, Green Chemicals.

Narsi works closely with senior and top management corporates and helps then devise strategy and go-to-market plans to benefit from the fast growing Indian Climate tech market.


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