The news reports says that 0.8 percent of electric vehicles were registered in the country, despite the government pushing for greener vehicles since 2015.
According to the data, about 34 Crore vehicles were registered with the road transport ministry’s e- vahan portal, as on July 14,2023. But only 27 lakh electric vehicles were registered this time period.
So, it is clearly shown that electric vehicles share only 0.8 percent of the total vehicles registered in the country.
In the percent, Delhi is the top city in India where most electric vehicles were registered.
Out of the total 84,57,200 vehicles registered in Delhi, 2,29,305 or 2.71 percent vehicles are electric.
But, apart from Delhi, Assam and Tripura are the only other two states which have more than 2 percent electric vehicles out of the total number of vehicles registered there, according to the transport ministry data.
In Assam, there are 2.16 percent electric vehicles out of total electric vehicles registered. And on the other hand, Tripura has 2.02 percent vehicles registered under the electric vehicles category.
As per the data 14th July, 2023, there are 27 lakh electric vehicles registered in the country and there are only 8,738 public charging stations operational as on June 30,2023.
To adopt faster electric vehicles in India, the government brought FAME-2 subsidy scheme from 2015 on PAN India basis.
The government has announced Rs 10,000 crore as subsidy for electric vehicles as a five year period from 2019, April 1.
Article source: The Statement