The state also aims to convert 50% of all ferries to electric by 2025.
The state government of Goa has approved the Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy (GEMPP) 2021. The policy aims to boost EV adoption to at least 30% by 2025.
Goa’s EV policy also promotes the conversion of internal combustion engine vehicles to EVs. The state also aims to convert 50% of all ferries to electric by 2025.
To promote the adoption of EVs, the government will offer subsidies on the first 3,000 2-wheelers, 50 3-wheelers and 300 4-wheelers. It will also offer waivers on road tax and registration fees, interest subvention of loans and scrapping incentives.
Besides, the government will also promote businesses like electric vehicle and battery repair and maintenance stations and offer incentives for charging and battery swapping stations.
GEMPP 2021 will be applicable for 5 years from the date of notification. It will cover electric 2-wheelers, 3-wheelers and 4-wheeler, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
Source: ET Auto
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