Indian government frees e-carts and e-rickshaws from permit requirements

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a gazette notification stating that e-carts and e-rickshaws are free from permit requirements. As per the notification, the provisions of the sub-section (1) of section 66 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, will not apply to e-carts and e-rickshaws (as defined in section 2A of the said act,) that are used for carrying goods or passengers with personal luggage.

This implies that e-carts and e-vehicles do not need to obtain any government permit to be deemed road legal. However, the...

Updated Date: Sep 02, 2016 15:44 PM

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