Under the scheme, the state government will give a subsidy of Rs 12,000 each to students to buy e-scooters. It will provide assistance to students from class 9 to college to purchase battery-powered to wheelers.
Announcing the scheme as part of five development projects, ‘Panchsheel’ Gift, to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday today, Rupani also announced Rs.50 lakh scheme for charging e-vehicles for creating necessary infrastructure. It was on this day, 11 years ago the then Gujarat’s Chief Minister Narendra Modi had set up the country’s first a separate Climate Change Department, long before the climate change appeared as a challenge before the world.
In a bid to
encourage the use of electric vehicles, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay
Rupani on Thursday, September 17, announced subsidy schemes for electric
two-wheelers and e-rickshaws. The scheme was announced during a virtual
programme on climate change to commemorate the founding day of the
state climate change department.Under the scheme, the state government
will give a subsidy of Rs 12,000 each to students to buy e-scooters. It
will provide assistance to students from class 9 to college to purchase
battery-powered to wheelers.Furthermore, the state government will
provide assistance of Rs 48,000 for the purchase of battery-powered
e-rickshaws for individual and institutional beneficiaries. The subsidy
will provide for first 10,000 two-wheelers and 5,000 three-wheelers.In
addition, a subsidy scheme of Rs 5 lakh, to set up infrastructure
facilities in the state for charging battery-powered vehicles has also
been announced.Currently, the state has a total installed capacity of
35,500 MW. Renewable energy has contributed 30 per cent to the total
installed capacity, higher than the national average of 23 per cent,
Principal Secretary (Climate Change) S J Haider said.He added that the
schemes will be taken forward depending on the response it garners.At
the virtual programme, the CM announced the subsidy as a "Panchsheel
gift" of five development schemes in Gujarat to celebrate Prime Minister
Narendra Modi's 70th birthday.During the programme, the CM also stated
that in a boost for green energy, the state government has provided
subsidy assistance to 1.38 lakh houses to set up rooftop solar power
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the state government would offer subsidies to encourage battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers.
Who can apply:
Individual and institutional applicants
Where the application form will be available:
Tillers of authorized manufacturers by Jedda and Gedaan website, Geda.gujarat.gov.in
List Of Documents To Be Submitted With The Application:
Self-certified copy of Aadhaar cardSelf-certified copy of the license to drive a tricycleSpecimen of race (if applicable)
For Institutional Applicant:
Certified copy of the certificate of registration of the organizationSelf attested copy of the organization's light bill / property tax billSelf attested copy of the organization's light bill / property tax billResolution regarding the purchase and use of the organization's tricycle
Who Has To Submit The Application Form:
By selecting the application form manufacturer and model. : Must be submitted to Dealers / JADA office of selected manufacturers by 31/12/2020.
Individual - Rickshaw
puller / Women Entrepreneur / Youth Startup Entrepreneur / Educated
Unemployed / Scheduled Caste / Socio-Economic Survey.
Institutional - Co-operative Societies / Pilgrimages / Non-Profit Organizations / Local Self Government Institutions / Educational Institutions.
How much subsidy is available from the state government in this regard Rs. 48,000 / - per vehicle
Contact: Gujarat Energy Development Agency (JEDA), Gandhinagar Phone No: 079-23257251 / 53