Transport Minister of Telangana Puvvada Ajay Kumar said that the first 500 electric buses, 5000 electric cars, 10000 light good vehicles, 20000 autos, and two lakh electric two-wheelers will be exempted from the registration fee and road tax.
There has been increased use of electric vehicles in Hyderabad as many people are now considering eco-friendly vehicles to bring down carbon emissions. In 2016, there were only 25 electric vehicles, now the number has gone over 10000.
“Telangana government offers 100% exemption of road tax and registration fee for first two lakh electric two-wheelers purchased and registered within the state,” the minister said.
Telangana is also developing new policies that include incentives for manufacturing and using electric vehicles with the latest policies.