Ministry of Heavy Industries
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16,73,115 hybrid or electric vehicles currently in use in India

Posted On: 07 FEB 2023 4:32PM by PIB Delhi

The Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that in order to promote adoption of hybrid and electric vehicles in the country, the Government launched the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme since 2015.  Presently, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented for a period of 5 years w.e.f.  01st April, 2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs. 10,000 crores.

            Further, following steps have been taken by the Government for adoption of hybrid and electric vehicles in the country:

  1. The Government on 12th May, 2021 approved a Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for manufacturing of Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) in the country in order to bring down prices of battery in the country.
  2. Electric Vehicles are covered under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for Automobile and Auto Components, which was approved on 15th September, 2021 with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 25,938 crore for a period of five years.
  3. GST on electric vehicles has been reduced from 12% to 5%; GST on chargers/ charging stations for electric vehicles has been reduced from 18% to 5%.
  4. Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) announced that battery-operated vehicles will be given green license plates and be exempted from permit requirements.
  5. MoRTH issued a notification advising states to waive road tax on EVs, which in turn will help reduce the initial cost of EVs.

As per the e-vahan portal (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways), the details of personal vehicles which are hybrid or electric and are currently use in the country, State-wise including the State of Gujarat is below.

Sl. No.

State Name

Fuel Type

Grand Total

ELECTRIC

(BOV)

DIESEL/

HYBRID

PETROL/

HYBRID

1

Andaman & Nicobar Island

87

0

56

143

2

Andhra Pradesh

40,370

8

4,017

44,395

3

Arunachal Pradesh

22

70

505

597

4

Assam

2,908

1,375

10,410

14,693

5

Bihar

15,713

1,719

10,550

27,982

6

Chandigarh

1,772

563

3,794

6,129

7

Chhattisgarh

25,064

781

15,231

41,076

8

Delhi

57,013

16,697

38,552

1,12,262

9

Goa

7,645

629

3,884

12,158

10

Gujarat

86,116

20,355

41,109

1,47,580

11

Haryana

20,181

7,534

25,511

53,226

12

Himachal Pradesh

1,452

888

3,548

5,888

13

Jammu and Kashmir

3,637

1,202

3,198

8,037

14

Jharkhand

10,311

3,626

11,823

25,760

15

Karnataka

1,48,494

4,626

50,472

2,03,592

16

Kerala

53,008

9,161

34,694

96,863

17

Ladakh

37

11

119

167

18

Madhya Pradesh

36,162

6

5,938

42,106

19

Maharashtra

1,93,498

33,568

69,120

2,96,186

20

Manipur

220

156

754

1,130

21

Meghalaya

68

135

566

769

22

Mizoram

56

26

231

313

23

Nagaland

56

63

518

637

24

Odisha

37,663

1,958

15,247

54,868

25

Puducherry

3,028

563

1,969

5,560

26

Punjab

14,186

3,901

13,770

31,857

27

Rajasthan

81,977

8,636

20,296

1,10,909

28

Sikkim

10

87

101

198

29

Tamil Nadu

1,11,604

7,579

49,823

1,69,006

30

Tripura

277

47

460

784

31

UT of DNH and DD

195

328

894

1,417

32

Uttar Pradesh

42,906

14,516

47,614

1,05,036

33

Uttarakhand

9,056

2,564

4,799

16,419

34

West Bengal

12,625

4,830

17,917

35,372

Grand Total

10,17,417

1,48,208

5,07,490

16,73,115

 

Note:

1. Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are in the process of migrating to Vahan and the data shown above is only partial, as available in Vahan DB.

2. Further, Telangana and Lakshadweep data are not available in Online Vahan DB and hence not provided.

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