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Government of India Approved Green Licence Plates For E-Vehicles Details, Purpose

 

 

Government of India Approved Green Licence Plates For E-Vehicles- Details, Purpose, Need, About

In a bid to promote electric vehicles (e-vehicles) in India, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has approved green license plates having white fonts for private e-vehicles and yellow for taxis.

The main purpose behind the unique green number plates is easy identification of electric vehicles (e-vehicles) for preferential treatment in parking, free entry in congested zones besides other proposed benefits like concessional toll.

MoRTH is also contemplating permitting youth in the age group of 16-18 years to drive e-scooters, which are gearless and this will lead to a big demand for e-scooters.

Implementation Need

According to the report, India at present has 1 to 1.5 lakh e-vehicles (EVs) and its estimates to grow to about 5% of total vehicles in next 5 years.

In India, about 24 million vehicles were sold in the year 2017-18 out of which e-vehicles accounted for only about 1%. Therefore, Government has undertaken various measures aimed at promoting e-vehicles use and government is considering the exemption from permits for such vehicles.

Number Plate CultureIn India

In India at present, there are four kinds of number plates which include:-

White Licence Plates with numbers in Black Font for Private Cars.

Yellow Licence Plates with numbers in Black Fonts for Commercial Vehicles

Black Licence Plates with Yellow Font letters for self-driven Rental Vehicles

Blue Licence Plates with White Font letters for Embassies and High Commissions.

Official vehicles of President and Governors have Red Licence Plates with the National Emblem.

Army vehicles follow different registration system given by Ministry of Defence.


 

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