Telangana EV Policy 2020-30 – Summary

Status of Policy – Approved

This policy is applicable for a period of 10 years from the date of notification of this policy. 

Link to Policy Document

Telangana EV and ESS Policy – 2020-30

Below are the key points mentioned in the policy document.

Demand Incentives

Incentives for Electric Two Wheelers

100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for the first 2,00,000 Electric 2 Wheelers purchased & registered within Telangana.

Incentives for Three-Seater Auto-Rickshaws

i)  100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for first 20,000 Electric 3 Wheelers purchased & registered within Telangana

ii)  Retro-fitment incentive at 15% of the retro-fitment cost capped at Rs. 15,000 per vehicle for first 5,000 retrofit 3 seater auto rickshaws in Telangana

iii)  Financing Institutions shall be encouraged to provide a hire-purchase scheme at discounted interest rates

Incentives for Electric 4-Wheeler commercial passenger Vehicles such as Taxi, Tourist Cabs, etc.

100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for the first 5,000 Electric 4-Wheeler commercial passenger Vehicles such as Taxi, Tourist Cabs, etc. purchased & registered within Telangana

Incentives for Light Goods Carriers – including Three Wheelers (goods)

100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for first 10,000 Electric three-wheeler (goods), e-carriers as well as electric Light Goods carriers purchased & registered within Telangana

Incentives for Private Cars

100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for the first 5,000 Electric 4-Wheeler private vehicles purchased & registered within Telangana

Incentives for Buses

i)  100% exemption of road tax & registration fee for the first 500 Electric buses purchased & registered within Telangana.

ii)  State Transport Units shall also be encouraged to purchase Electric buses.

Incentives for Tractors

100% exemption of road tax & registration fee shall be applicable for electric tractors purchased and registered in the state of Telangana as per the existing rules/guidelines applicable for tractors by Transport Department, Govt. of Telangana.

Support for Charging Infrastructure

1. Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission shall provide special Power Tariff category for EV Charging Stations.

2. TSREDCO (State Nodal Agency) shall evaluate to establish public charging stations directly or under licensee/franchise/PPP model.

3. TSREDCO in coordination with State DISCOMS shall ensure Supply of Renewable energy for EV charging stations.

4. Charging/ swapping station for every 50 km within state boundaries on highway to cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Chennai, followed by other national/state highways shall be encouraged.

5. Government shall develop Night time community parking with charging facility in PPP mode for e- Autos, Shared mobility taxis and public transport vehicles within Industrial zones.

Support for Manufacturing

EV & ESS sectors shall be incentivized as per the subsidies and incentives available under the Electronics Policy 2016.

Manufacture and assembly of EV related batteries and cells shall be encouraged in the State

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