Madhya Pradesh EV Policy – Summary

Status of Policy – Draft

Date of Release – 01/11/2019

Vision of Madhya Pradesh EV Draft Policy 2019

  1. To drive rapid adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in a manner where they contribute to 25% of all new public transport vehicles registrations by 2026.
  2. The cities of Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain will be declared as model EM cities with phase-wise goals to adopt EVs and charging infrastructure and new EV enabling building codes.
  3. Target to convert 100% of public transport bus fleet into electric buses (Battery Electric Vehicles) by 2028, with the first phase of 100% conversion of bus fleet in top 5 cities by 2026.
  4. All forms of Government vehicles, including vehicles under Government Corpora- tions, Boards and Government Ambulances etc. will be converted to electric vehicles by 2028.
  5. Target to convert 100% of all commercial & logistics fleets to electric fleet by 2028.
  6. For charging infrastructure, this policy will support adequate charging infrastructure for various EVs, both as public and private transit entities.
  7. To create newer employment opportunities by promoting EV manufacturing, charging infrastructures and promoting the usage of EVs in public-private transport.

Policy Measures

  1. Electric commercial public transport will be given permits on priority by transport department.
  2. Electric Autos/rickshaws will be allowed only in certain areas or outside major cities to avoid congestion.
  3. Corporates will be allowed to own and operate electric vehicles for feeder transport of their employees.
  4. GoMP will invite battery recycling businesses to establish a presence in Madhya Pradesh.
  5. Favourable Electricity tarrif for energy operators (EOS) and Battery Swapping Operators.
  6. Incentives for Charging Stations establishment (Over and Above FAME incentives), as follows:

Driving EV Adoption

To drive large scale adoption of EVs and maximise the reduction of vehicle emissions, this policy will, therefore, focus attention on:

  1. Incentivising the purchase and promotion of  EV with charging/battery swapping infrastructure of private and public/shared transport.
  2. Create a skilled workforce and build next-generation transportation infrastructure using Electric Vehicle to Every-thing (EV2X) platforms.

Incentives for ELECTRIC TWO-WHEELERS

  1. The first 15000 electric two-wheelers or total electric two-wheelers in 5 year whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 22,500 electric two-wheelers or total electric two-wheelers in 5 years, whichever is less.

SHARED E-RICKSHAWS

  1. The first 5000 Shared E-Rickshaws or total Shared E-Rickshaws in 5 years, whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 7500 Shared E-Rickshaws or total Shared E-Rickshaws in 5 years, whichever is less.

ELECTRIC AUTO RICKSHAWS

  1. The first 5000 Electric Auto-Rickshaws or total Electric Auto-Rickshaws in 5 years, whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 7500 Electric Auto-Rickshaws or total Electric Auto-Rickshaws in 5 years, whichever is less.

ELECTRIC GOODS CARRIERS (3 WHEELER)

  1. The first 2000 Electric Three-Wheeler Goods Carrier or total electric three-wheeler goods Carrier in 5 years, whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 3000 Electric three-wheeler goods Carrier or total Electric three-wheeler goods Carrier in 5 years, whichever is less.

ELECTRIC CAR

  1. The first 6000 electric cars or total electric cars in 5 years, whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 9000 electric cars or total electric cars in 5 years, whichever is less.

ELECTRIC BUS

  1. The first 1500 electric buses or total electric buses in 5 years, whichever is less, will be charged 1% (One Percent) motor vehicle tax.
  2. Vehicle registration fees will be exempted for 2250 electric buses or total electric buses in 5 years, whichever is less.

PARKING COST

For all the categories of the vehicle above the goods Carrier will be provided with a 100% waiver on parking charges at any ULB run parking facility for an initial period of 5 years.

Link to Policy Document

Madhya Pradesh Draft EV Policy 2019

Karan Bhatia

EV enthusiast and electronics engineer from Vellore Institute of Technology. Currently working as an Embedded engineer at Zahnradfabrik Friedrichshafen.

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