Aiming to ensure that 25 per cent of new vehicle registration by 2024 is eco-friendly, Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi Government unlocked the state’s revised EV policy.

After the Delhi Government unlocked the state’s new EV policy the state demarcated another milestone by achieving the 50000 mark in the sales of EV’s in the state, which is the highest since the launch of the policies in August 2020.

The EV policy in Delhi was launched with a vision to ensure that 25 per cent of new vehicle registration in the state be EVs by 2024. In August 2020, 739 EVs were registered in the city, which jumped to 50,225 EVs registered as on date. The mark is as much as 33.7 per cent of the 1,48,854 EV’s registered in Delhi. The EV vehicle registrations in Delhi have been a showing stable trend even though the Vehicle sales have been in a doldrum belt during 2020-21 due to the Covid 19 pandemic hitting hard on economy. This year, Delhiites have already bought 19,872 EVs contributing as much as 9.3 per cent in the total vehicles sales. While the number of EV’s purchased in Delhi used to be mainly e-rickshaws and e-carts, recent trends also highlight adoption of e-bikes in majority, contributing for the significant progress.

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