Policy on Electric Vehicles for the State of Kerala
Publication Year: 2019
For the state of Kerala, known for its environmental sensitiveness, bio-diversity and tourist attraction, e-mobility or electric vehicles is another step forward to ensure sustainable development for its people. The State Government plans to ensure a robust infrastructure for electric vehicles, that includes adequate power availability, a network of charging points, and favourable power tariff.
The vision of the Kerala government through this EV policy is to embrace electric mobility as a tool to promote shared mobility and clean transportation and ensure environmental sustainability, pollution reduction, energy efficiency and conservation and to create an ecosystem for manufacturing EV components in Kerala. The Government targets 1 million EVs on road by 2022 and a pilot fleet of 200,000 two-wheelers, 50,000 three-wheelers, 1000 goods carriers, 3000 buses and 100 ferry boats by 2020.
Policy Brief No.: GO(Ms) No. 24/2019/Trans
Publisher/Organisation: Transport department, Government of Kerala
Rights: Transport department, Government of Kerala
Theme: Policies and Regulations | Subtheme: State level