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Boost for electric vehicles: GST Council trims tax on electric cars, chargers to 5%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

The 36th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting Saturday approved reduction in GST rate for all electric vehicles to 5 per cent from 12 per cent and for chargers or charging stations for...

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India To Promote Solar Cell, Battery Manufacturing With Tax Incentives

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The Indian government is planning to give another try at promoting the manufacturing of solar cells in the country. The Indian finance minister announced some important measures to attract...

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Govt panel proposes 2-way strategy to push EVs in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

 A government appointed panel led by cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has proposed a bouquet of incentives for makers as well as buyers of electric vehicles in an effort to push emobility...

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NITI Aayog suggests tax sops, viability gap funding for eco-labelled products

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

NITI Aayog, the Centre's premier think tank, has mooted tax incentives and viability gap funding for eco-labelled products as part of the government's green procurement policies to substantially...

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