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Green Number Plates Mandated on all Electric Vehicles

The Central Government has instructed all state transport departments to mandate green number plates on all types of electric vehicles, whether brand new or used.
Green Number Plates Mandated on all Electric Vehicles

Reason behind this decision:

  • The reason behind this move is to distinguish green vehicles for preferential treatment in parking, free entry in congested zones, and concessional toll.

Government's vision for Electric Vehicles:

  • Allowing youngsters in the age group of 16-18 years to ride e-scooters, as they are gearless, and easy to use.
  • To direct taxi aggregators to have an incremental share of electric vehicles from 2020, this could be 1 percent of the fleet every year.
  • To set the rate of depreciation on EVs at 50% as against the 15% for conventionally powered vehicles.

Question:

Q. The Central Government has instructed all state transport departments to mandate which coloured number plates on all types of electric vehicles, whether brand new or used?
a. Blue
b. White
c. Green
d. Yellow
Green Number Plates Mandated on all Electric Vehicles Green Number Plates Mandated on all Electric Vehicles Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 05, 2019 Rating: 5

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