Draft notification to adopt electric vehicles, Delhi

The Delhi government has notified a draft policy that makes it mandatory for ride aggregators and delivery firms to induct electric vehicles (EVs) while procuring a new fleet with an aim to reduce air pollution in the national capital by 30 per cent in the next two years. Under the new notification, aggregators and delivery services will have to ensure that 50 per cent of all their new two-wheelers and 25 per cent of new four-wheelers are electric by March 2023. They will also have to ensure that 10 per cent of all new two-wheelers and 5 per cent of all new four-wheelers are electric in the next three months.