Maharashtra State Electric Vehicle Policy - 2021

The Maharashtra government announced its new electric vehicle policy that aims to achieve a 10 per cent share for EVs in the overall new vehicle registrations by 2025. As per the new policy, all the electric vehicles (EVs) sold in Maharashtra will be exempted from paying road tax till the duration of the policy. Also, the property developers will be required to mandatorily reserve minimum EV parking space in residential and commercial areas, and government offices. The new policy aims at establishing at least one manufacturing unit in the state for producing advanced lithium-ion batteries. It also proposes to set up 1,500 charging stations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, 500 in Pune, 150 in Nagpur, 100 in Nashik, 75 in Aurangabad, 30 in Amaravati and 20 in Solapur, by 2025.

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