Niti Aayog to make policy for electric vehicles
NEW DELHI: The federal government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, will body the coverage for electrical automobiles whereas all involved ministries will implement them, the Cupboard secretary chaired assembly selected Monday, ending the turf battle amongst totally different entities.
Sources mentioned the programme will likely be headed by a mission director and Niti Aayog will act as coordinator.
Cupboard secretary convened the assembly after reservations have been lodged by totally different ministries, together with transport ministry stating that Niti Aayog can’t be the implementing company for this formidable programme. “There needs to be a coordinated effort amongst all of the ministries and departments involved quite than making an attempt to show oneupmanship by any organisation. Every ministry has to do its bit,” mentioned a supply, who attended the assembly.
Niti Aayog, in the meantime, has drafted a coverage for electrical automobiles and has urged that EVs may have inexperienced quantity plates. It additionally means that EVs might given advantages resembling free parking for 3 years and toll expenses may very well be waived off.