( Top 5 States of Electric Vehicles ) The use of electric vehicles is increasing rapidly in India, mainly due to rising fuel prices. So let’s see Top 5 States of Electric Vehicles in India 2021.
The demand for electric vehicles has also increased due to the constant rise in fuel prices and pollution levels. As a result, the demand for electric vehicles is increasing in Delhi, Maharashtra, UP, Bihar, Karnataka and other states.
At present, more than 8.5 Lakh electric vehicles have been registered in the country, out of which the highest number of electric vehicles has been registered in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the Union government informed the Rajya Sabha. According to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Maharashtra ranks fifth in the number of electric vehicles registered.
Gadkari said Uttar Pradesh was the leading state in terms of registered electric vehicles, followed by Delhi and Karnataka with the highest number of registered electric vehicles. At present, there are 8,70,141 electric vehicles registered in the country, out of which the highest number of 2,55,700 electric vehicles has been registered in Uttar Pradesh.
In terms of registered electric vehicles, Delhi ranks second and Karnataka third. In Delhi, 1,25,347 vehicles have been registered, while in the state of Karnataka, 72,544 vehicles have been registered. After that 58,014 electric vehicles have been registered in Bihar and 52,506 in Maharashtra.
More than 5 lakh vehicles have been registered in the above 5 states, while the remaining vehicles have been registered in the rest of the states. These vehicles include two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers.
To promote electric, hybrid vehicles as an alternative to fuels like petrol and diesel, the central government had in 2015 launched a scheme called ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India’ (FAME). The second phase of this scheme has been implemented from 1st April 2019 for 5 years. Gadkari also said that GST on electric vehicle chargers and charging stations has been reduced from 18 per cent to 5 per cent.
Top 5 States of Electric Vehicles
(The above information is up to November 2021)