Govt Looking At Lower Toll Rates For Electric Vehicles

The Government of India is reportedly considering lowering toll charges for electric vehicles (EVs) in order to incentivise the adoption of cleaner technology.

According to a report in the Economic Times, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry is working on a new toll policy that might exempt EVs from toll fare or give discounts of up to 50 per cent at select toll gates.

There could be a partial toll waiver for the next five years, the report said.

India aims to sell only EVs from 2030, a target that many experts are skeptical about.

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