Goa Launches ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021’

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Goa government launches ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021’ to boost the adoption of electric vehicles to 30% by 2025. This is a 5 years electric mobility policy that will create 10000 job opportunities in the state. All the diesel marine vehicles will also be upgraded to solar and electric vehicles.

Within the 3 km radius in the city, an electric vehicle charging station would be installed and on the highway, this would be 25 km range under the policy.

The policy also includes subsidies of around 20-50% for installing e-charging stations, 20% rebates would be given for mega projects, 30% for small projects, and 50% rebates for startups.

The Goa Electrical Mobility Promotion Coverage (GEMPP) will assist the state in becoming an electric vehicle hub and a prototype model for the same will be set up.

Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021 will be backed by Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), Goa Energy Development Authority, and the State Transport and Electricity Department.

3000 two-wheelers, 50 three-wheelers, and 300 four-wheelers will also be subsidized by the federal government for 5 years applicable to passenger vehicles and autos which are compatible with Sturdy Hybrid Autos, Plug-in Hybrid Electrical Autos, and Battery Electrical Autos.

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