- Under FAME scheme, subsidy of Rs 2908 crore will be given
- Along with the center, the state government will also give subsidy to the customers.
- The government gives subsidy of 15 thousand rupees for each kilowatt battery.
Country In order to reduce the pollution in the country, the central government and the state government are promoting electric vehicles. Under this, both the governments give subsidy to the customer on buying a vehicle. The price of petrol is increasing in the country. For this reason, most people are giving preference to electric vehicles instead of petrol vehicles. The central and state governments also promote electric vehicles to reduce the increasing pollution in the country. Both the governments return some money as subsidy to the customer on buying an electric vehicle. Do you know whether this subsidy is available on the vehicle or on the battery in it. What is the total subsidy given by the central and state government on electric vehicles.
Under FAME scheme, subsidy of Rs 2908 crore will be given
According to the 2022-23 budget, a total of Rs 2908 crore will be given to the purchaser of an electric vehicle under the FAME scheme. This scheme was earlier implemented till March 2022. Later which has been increased to 2024. About Rs 900 crore subsidy will be given on a total of 200,000 vehicles. This includes both bikes and cars. Along with the center, the state government will also give subsidy to the customers.
Subsidy is available on the vehicle or on the battery
Many people feel that by buying an electric vehicle, they get subsidy not on the battery but on the vehicle. Let us tell you that by buying an electric vehicle, subsidy is given according to the capacity of the battery, not on the vehicle. On buying two wheelers, the central government gives 15 thousand rupees as subsidy for kilo watt. Before 31 March 2019, the government was giving only Rs 10,000 as subsidy.
The government of this state is giving maximum subsidy
The central government gives a subsidy of 15 thousand rupees for each kilowatt battery. On the other hand, different state governments give subsidy of 5000, 10,000 and 15000 rupees according to their own. Maharashtra is in second place in this list. If you buy a vehicle in Maharashtra, you get a subsidy of Rs 5000 per kilowatt. After this, the governments of the states of Gujarat, West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya give 10,000 rupees as subsidy for each kilowatt. The maximum limit of subsidy is 20 thousand rupees.