Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy 2021

The Meghalaya government through the Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 has emphasized accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles for a clean and green environment in the state.

Objectives of Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy 2021

  • To facilitate the adoption of at least 15 % EVs in the State by 2025.
  • To provide support towards the adoption of EVs by providing purchase incentives for early adoption of EVs based on the energy capacity in kWh of battery.
  • To support the setting up of robust infrastructure for EVs including adequate power supply, a network of charging points with favourable power tariff, and adequate service centres.
  • To promote innovation in EVs for automotive and shared mobility by providing the requisite ecosystem and infrastructure.
  • To create an enabling environment to provide charging infrastructure for EVs in the State.

Incentives for Electric Two Wheelers Under Meghalaya EV Policy

  • The Government shall offer a purchase subsidy of Rs 10,000/- per KWH for the first 3500 electric two wheelers purchased and registered
    in the State during the Policy period.
  • The maximum ex-factory price to avail incentive is Rs 1.5 lakhs for electric two-wheeler vehicles.

Incentives for Electric Three Wheelers

  • The Government shall offer a purchase subsidy @ Rs 4,000/- per KWH for the first 200 electric three-wheelers purchased and registered in the State during the Policy period.
  • The maximum ex-factory price to avail incentive is Rs 5 lakhs for electric three-wheeler vehicles.

Incentives for Electric Four Wheeler Cars

  • The Government shall offer a purchase subsidy @ Rs 4000/- per KWH for the first 2500 four-wheeler EVs purchased and registered in the State during the Policy period.
  • The maximum ex-factory price to avail incentive is Rs 15 lakhs for electric four-wheeler vehicles.

Incentives for Electric Strong Hybrid Four Wheelers

  • The Government shall offer a purchase subsidy @ Rs 4000/- per KWH for the first 30 strong hybrid 4 wheeler EVs purchased and registered in the State during the Policy period.
  • The maximum ex-factory price to avail incentive is Rs 15 lakhs for Strong hybrid electric four-wheeler vehicles

Incentives for Electric Buses

  • The Government shall offer a purchase subsidy @ Rs 4000/- per KWH for the first 30 EV Buses purchased and registered in the State during the Policy period.
  • The maximum ex-factory price to avail incentive is Rs 2 crores for EV Buses.
  • The Government will encourage the setting up of charging stations for EV buses on the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.

Support for Start-ups

  • The skilling and mentoring support shall be provided to EV-related startups for encouraging the EV ecosystem in the State.
  • The incentives for start-ups shall be as applicable under the Meghalaya Startup Policy, 2018

Support for EV Charging Stations Under Meghalaya EV Policy

  • The availability of charging stations is key for the adoption of EVs. To further facilitate the setting up of EVs charging stations, the Government will encourage investments in setting up both slow and fast charging networks in Government buildings and other public places through active participation of public and private players.
  • To boost the EV charging stations ecosystem, the Government will undertake appropriate steps including identification of land and encouraging private investments at key locations.
  • The State will endeavor to provide attractive electricity tariffs including fixed demand charges for the EVCS.
  • The State will facilitate providing priority electricity connections to EVCS.

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