The Delhi government has exempted road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles, a gazette notification issued ‘by order’ of the Lieutenant Governor said.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 13 of the Delhi Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1962 (number 57A of 1962), the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, hereby exempts the tax levied upon all Battery Electric Vehicles described in column I, II, III and IV of Part A of Schedule-I and Part B of Schedule-I of this Act w.e.f., date of issue of this notification,” read the gazette notification.
“Congrats Delhi! As promised by CM Arvind Kejriwal when announcing landmark EV Policy, Delhi govt has exempted road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles. With right incentives & supporting infra, we are determined to ensure Delhi leads the country in rapid transition to Elec Vehicles,” Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot also tweeted.