EV Policy - Chhattisgarh


Chhattisgarh is aiming to become leader in the electric journey by making Evs a predominantly preferred mode of transportation as well as making state the hub for manufacturers, start ups and investors.

Demand Incentives

  • ROAD TAX : Waiver on road tax.
  • VEHICLE REGISTRATION : Exemption of Registration fees on purchase of EVs for the operational period of this policy.
  • DEMAND GENERATION SUBSIDY (4W) : The State will support up to 10% of the cost of the vehicle (excluding tax) or Rs. 1.5 lacs whichever is lower, for Purchase of the electric vehicles, either under individual use or commercial use, for five years till 2026-27.
Charging station subsidy

Government shall provide capital subsidy of 25% to the selected Energy Operators on the charging equipment/ machinery to the first 300 fast charging stations commissioned in the State upto a maximum of INR 10 Lakhs per station. Government will also provide 100% SGST reimbursement to the Energy Operators for purchase of batteries to be used in switching/swapping stations.

Manufacturing subsidy and Tariff

SGST reimbursement for manufacturing of EVs in the State during the policy period. Capital subsidy of Fixed Capital Investment (FCI) in the following amounts:

  • 25% of FCI upto a maximum of INR 15 Lakhs for Micro industries 20% of FCI up to a maximum of INR 40 lakhs for Small and 50 lakhs for Medium Industries
  • 10% of FCI up to a maximum of INR 10 Crores for first two units, under Large industries.
  • 10% of FCI up to a maximum of INR 20 Crores for first two units, under Mega category.

Tax, stamp duty, tariff incentives and other policy support will be provided to attract private investment in dedicated areas/ zones for manufacturing of Lithium lon Batteries and electric vehicles in the long run.

Other subsidy, if any

Public parking: Municipal authorities will provide 509% subsidized parking for all personal Evs

Battery recycling subsidy

EV batteries typically need to be replaced once they have degraded to operating at 70-80% of their capacities. Lack of adequate reuse or recycling of EV batteries will have a high environmental cost.

Electricity Tariff

Consumers can charge EVs from their existing connection at the applicable tariff, except from agriculture connection. Discoms will provide connections for setting up independent EV charging stations at the tariff applicable to similar category of consumers, with an option to avail concessional night tariff. The state government will recommend to the electricity regulator to exempt EV charging stations from paying fixed/demand charges up to March 31, 2027. No separate tariff for EV charging is required, as consumers can purchase power from the Discom grid and set up EV charging infrastructure without a distribution license.

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Date of release - 2022


Applicable Till - 5 years from Date of Commencement