E-vehicle manufacturers in Ludhiana demand GST reduction on batteries

Business World | Aug 14, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  • The e-vehicle manufacturers in Punjab’s Ludhiana have said that even though the sales of e-vehicles would increase after permission of selling and registering them without pre-fitted batteries, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the batteries should be reduced.
  • Earlier on Wednesday, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) announced that it has allowed registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries.
  • The government hopes that the move will increase sales of electric vehicles in the country further.