Electric Vehicle (EV) technology is considered globally to be the game changer in
transportation sector. It offers advantages such as eco-friendliness, cheaper fuel-cost,
lower maintenance expenses, energy efficient and increased safety. Global industry,
governments and early movers have successfully demonstrated that EV is practical,
sustainable, safe and affordable. United Nations (UN) aims to promote EV under its
sustainable development agenda for 2030. Government of India (GoI) plans to make
India an ‘electric vehicle nation’ by 2030. Policy Objectives:
a) To develop Maharashtra as the leader in EV manufacturing and use of EV.
b) To create newer employment opportunities.
c) To promote export of EV, components, battery and charging equipment’s.
d) To promote R&D, innovation and skill development in EV Sector.
e) To promote sustainable transport system.