Govt refuses to budge on electric vehicle deadline for 2- and 3-wheelers

The start-ups said unless India had size and scale in EVs, it would miss the worldwide e-mobility revolution

Electric vehicle

Sanjeeb MukherjeeArindam Majumder New Delhi
The government has refused to relent on the deadlines it has given two- and three-wheelers for running on batteries.

The deadline for three-wheelers is 2023, and that for two-wheelers having up to a 150-cc engine is 2025.

Industry executives who attended a high-powered meeting said the NITI Aayog had refused to extend the deadline and asked them to submit a road map on the proposal of transition in two weeks.

First Published: Jun 22 2019 | 01:00 AM IST

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