Central Government Official vehicles converted as electrical vehicles
Switch over form petrol and diesel vehicles to electrical vehicles in Govt Offices
Switch over form petrol and diesel vehicles to electrical vehicles for hired vehicles in Secretariats /Attached officer of Ministries and Department of Government of India located in Delhi
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated 22nd December, 2018
Subject: Switch over form petrol and diesel vehicles to electrical vehicles for hired vehicles in Secretariats/Attached officer of Ministries and Department of Government of India located in Delhi
Keeping in view the policy thrust of the Government that by 2030 30% of the total vehicle flect in the country will be electrical for the reason of its being environmental friendly cost effective and substitute for fossil fuels Ministries / Departments are encouraged to switch over to electrical mobility from petrol and diesel cars in respect of vehicles taken on lease/hire for official purpose.
2. Accordingly, all the Ministries/Departments may aim at replacing the petrol and diesel cars hired by Ministries/ Department in their Secretariats and attached officers (located in Delhi) through contractors by electric cars for mobility in Delhi. In cases where existing contracts for hiring of petrol/diesel vehicles have come to an and, Ministry/ Departments may Consider fresh contract for hiring electric vehicles.
3. To facilitate Ministry/Departments a framework of the draft agreement which the Ministry/Departments may adopt for entering into contract for lease/hiring of electric vehicles is annexed. Ministry/Departments are at liberty to amend the conditions of the agreement as per the type of lease/hiring (Wet or Dry) entered into with the service provide.
(Annie George Mathew)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India