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Odisha announces full tax exemption for EVs, registration fee waiver

The exemption, granted under the Odisha Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, is applicable till 2025

Odisha  | Electric Vehicles | tax exemption

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

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The government announced full exemption of motor vehicles taxes and registration fees on (EVs) in the state, as per an official notification.

The decision was taken to encourage faster adoption of EVs, it said.

In the notification, issued on Friday, the state government announced a 100 per cent exemption on motor vehicles taxes and registration fees for battery-operated vehicles.

The exemption, granted under the Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, is applicable till 2025.

Further, the state government has proposed to extend a slew of incentives for the buyers, manufacturers, batteries and charging stations of under the Electric Vehicle Policy, officials said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, November 01 2021. 03:34 IST