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The Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yediyurappa has recently unveiled the Karnataka Electric Bike Taxi Scheme 2021 on 17th July, 2021. The objective of this scheme is to serve as a bridge between daily commuters and public transport. It also aims at reducing the daily travel time of commuters and providing them a hassle-free journey. The Electric Bike scheme will reduce the inconvenience in reaching railway, bus and metro stations. Through the scheme common people and participating firms will be able to collaborate.
Official website for registering yourself under the Electric Bike and Taxi Scheme is https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/. The transport department of Karnataka will issue licenses under the scheme to all the candidates who get their vehicles registered.
To apply for the scheme, first visit the official website of Karnataka transport department at https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/english. Here on this website, you will see the official notification pdf for Electric Bike and Taxi Scheme 2021. You may download this pdf for reference. We also have provided the direct link for viewing the PDF in the article above.
You have to adhere to all the rules and regulations as mentioned in this official notification pdf. Then look for the link titled as ‘Apply Online’. When you do that, a new application form will open on your screen. Submit the form only after filling it with correct and proper details.
Overview Of The Scheme 2021
|Name of the scheme||Karnataka Electric Bike Taxi Yojana 2021|
|Year of implementation||2021|
|State of implementation||Karnataka|
|Objective of the scheme||Reducing road-traffic, reducing travel time of commuters and creating self-employment|
|Who is the beneficiary||Electric-Bike holders|
|Date of announcement of the scheme||17th July, 2021|
|Date when registration opens||To be updated soon|
|Mode of application of the scheme||Online|
|Official website of the Scheme 2021||https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/english|
|Official website of Karnataka government||https://www.karnataka.gov.in/english|
|Article category||Karnataka Government Scheme|
Vehicles that will be registered under the Electric Bike scheme will be in the transport category. The Karnataka Government will be giving several exemptions to these vehicles. Some of these exemptions are permits, financial and tax benefits specifically for manufacturers of electric vehicles. As soon as the scheme is published in the Official Gazette, it will come into force and then willing people can apply for battery-operated electric bikes or motorcycles.
The Chief Minister of Karnataka said that the scheme will boost self-employment and will promote an eco-friendly environment. He also stated that the scheme will ensure fuel conservation and will strengthen the public transport dimension. The collaboration between the common public and industries will help in their encouragement and advancement.
According to the official notification of the scheme, the distance between the origin and the destination for a particular trip will not be more than 10 kilometres. Moreover, the concerned authority will decide the routes that have to be excluded from the operation of the bike taxis from time to time.
Private Industries of Bangalore To Provide Electronic-Bike Taxi Services In The State
The Karnataka state’s initiative to allow electric bikes and motorcycles as taxis across various cities has been welcomed by The Society of Electric Vehicle Manufacturers (SMEV). The stakeholders have also welcomed the state government’s decision to register e2W as a functional commercial bike taxi. This is being regarded as a long-awaited step and in the right direction as it will help people and help them to earn a livelihood.
As per records, most of the citizens of Bangalore are currently owning a fuel-based two-wheeler vehicle. These vehicles can help and assist the government in solving the challenge of traffic congestion as well as the impact on the income of people due to the pandemic.
The stakeholders at SMEV are in discussions with the state government to consider these electric bikes as a taxi service and the state is soon to expect developments on this front. Rapido company already has the infrastructure as well as the user demand that can be leveraged for this purpose. The stakeholders are also in hopes that the legality of bike taxis will soon turn into a reality.
The guidelines for the Electric Bike Taxi Scheme 2021 offer in-depth provisions, both for big names in the taxi aggregator industry like Uber, Ola and Rapido as well as individuals owning such vehicles to register an electric-bike taxi. Moreover, many private operators are gearing up in order to provide this service. This scheme is expected to see a high demand, especially among commuters who are always looking for affordable end-to-end connectivity.
Registration Of Vehicles Under Karnataka Electric Bike Scheme 2021
Private organizations as well as individuals will be able to register their electronic bikes as taxis under the new policy issues by the Karnataka government. There is a condition that the bikes and motorcycles will have to clearly mention “bike taxi” on them for them to receive the status of an eclectic-taxi and be recognised as one. Moreover, the electric-bike taxi companies would have to provide insurance coverage. The insurance coverage will be both for the rider as well as the owner.
Eligibility Criteria For Karnataka Electric Bike Taxi Yojana 2021
- The applicant should be a permanent resident of the state of Karnataka.
- The online registration of the vehicles will start soon. Visit the official website of the scheme at https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/ as soon as the registration process begins.
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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
Q1. What will be the maximum distance between two places under the Karnataka Electric Taxi Bike Scheme 2021?
Ans. The distance shall not be more than 10 kilometres.
Q2. When was the Electric Taxi Bike scheme announced?
Ans. The scheme was announced on 17th July, 2021.
Q3. Where can I register my vehicle for the scheme?
Ans. You can register your vehicle at https://transport.karnataka.gov.in/