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Over 2 lakh EVs registered in CY2023: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Updated: Mar 24, 2023 01:16:02pm

Over 2 lakh EVs registered in CY2023: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, Mar 24 (KNN) The electric vehicles registered in India have crossed over 2.78 lakh in Calendar Year 2023 so far, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Gadkari pointed out that Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are in the process of migrating to Vahan portal and hence their data on EV registration is partially included while Telangana and Lakshadweep data is not available on the portal.


The registration of electric vehicles (EVs) in India rose to 10, 20,679 in 2022 from 3, 29,808 in 2021,according to the data.

Responding to another question, he said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) envisions development of wayside amenities (WSAs) at every 30-40 kilometre across brownfield national highways and greenfield expressways.

Till date, 156 WSAs have been awarded, Gadkari added.

The Union Minister highlighted that in order to promote ease of doing business for private investors, the ministry has facilitated the applications for grant of registration certificate to set up automated testing stations and registered vehicle scrapping facilities through National Single Window System (NSWS).

Currently, 18 states/UTs are live on NSWS for accepting applications for Voluntary Vehicle-Fleet Modernisation Programme (V-VMP), the minister said.

The states/UTs live on NSWS include Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, among others.  (KNN Bureau)


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