The Delhi government is conducting a training session to teach e-cycle manufacturers how to upload details on a portal to avail subsidy for buyers, officials said on Tuesday. The government had launched a portal on June 22 and since then, 50 e-cycles have been sold, according to official data.
“We conducted a training session for the original equipment manufacturers to teach them on how to upload details of buyers for availing subsidy, documents to be uploaded and how they should be accurate in keying in the details so that the subsidy is credited to the buyer without any glitches,” said an official.
The original equipment manufacturers are now training their dealers for the uploading process, the official said, adding that the companies have been urged to devise ways to promote use of e-cycles in Delhi.An electric cycle costs anywhere between Rs 30,999 and Rs 54,999 without subsidy.
The six brands whose e-cycles have been approved are Hero Lectro E-cycles, Nexzu Mobility Limited, Stryder Cycle Private Limited, Motorvolt Mobility Private Limited, Avon Cycles Limited, E-Motorad.The Delhi government is providing a subsidy of Rs 5,500 each for the first 10,000 buyers of e-cycles in the capital.
The first 1,000 buyers of passenger e-cycles will also be given an additional subsidy of Rs 2,000 under the Delhi Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy.The Delhi government is pushing adoption of electric vehicle in the capital in a big way to reduce pollution levels here. Under its EV policy, the government has targeted 25 per cent electric vehicles in total vehicle registrations in Delhi by 2024.