Huge discounts on buying electric two-wheelers and cars.Image Credit source: File Photo
The demand for electric vehicles is increasing in India. Auto companies have also started introducing new electric vehicles. However, battery operated vehicles are quite expensive. That’s why people shy away from buying them. Apart from this, there is also a lack of car charging facilities. However, the government is giving incentives to people to adopt EVs.Also provides, due to which the price of electric vehicles becomes cheaper. Apart from the government, some Indian companies have also joined this initiative and are contributing.
Companies like Vedanta, Larsen & Toubro, MakeMyTrip are promoting to buy electric vehicles. Some companies are also giving direct incentives to the employees who buy electric vehicles. Let us see that selected companies of the country are somehow helping their employees to buy electric vehicles.
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Vedanta: 30-50% incentive
According to reports, Vedanta has extended the policy of providing benefits to all employees on purchase of EV. The company gives an incentive of 30-50 percent to employees who buy electric two-wheelers and cars. According to the company, by giving such concession, the company is furthering the positive effect of EV.
L&T: Steps towards becoming carbon neutral
Larsen & Toubro has set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2040. For this, the company has made a target-26 strategy. Under this, the company will use electric mobility extensively in its campus, office and project sites.
Electric vehicles will also be used for material transport and earth-moving equipment. EV charging facility is also available at L&T’s Powai, Chennai and Vadodara campuses.
MakeMytrip: Benefit up to 1 lakh
Online travel company MakeMyTrip has also recently launched a great policy. Through this policy, the company has encouraged the employees to buy electric cars. If an employee takes advantage of this policy, then he will get a benefit of up to Rs 1 lakh on the first year of insurance of the electric car.
The company plants five trees on every new recruitment. In this way online travel portal is helping in reducing carbon emissions.
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