Subsidy of 1000 electric bus and 200 EV charging stations in Delhi: source centre

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said Union Power Minister RK Singh has assured subsidy for 1,000 electric buses.

Delhi Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Thursday discussed the issue of installation of charging stations as per AAP government’s new Electric Vehicle policy with Union Power minister R K Singh and said the Centre assured that subsidy will be provided for 1,000 electric buses in the city.

“Gahlot and Singh discussed installation of charging infrastructure in Delhi-NCR in the presence of officials from the state and Union government, as part of the recently launched Electric Vehicle policy,” said a Delhi government statement.

The first leg of the policy targets installation of 200 charging stations in Delhi in the next one year, so that there is a charging station within every 3 km.

“Had a fruitful meeting today with Hon’ble Minister of Power @RajKSinghIndia and other stake holders. Heartfelt thanks & gratitude for your appreciation of Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy & support for successful implementation,” Gahlot tweeted

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