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Gujarat invites EOI for 16,417 battery-operated two and three-wheelers

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The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has announced that it has invited EOI (Expression of Interest) for authorization of manufacturers for marketing & distribution of battery-operated, low Speed & high-speed two and three-wheelers with the lithium-ion battery, under Gujarat's GEDA BOV scheme.

GEDA has requested separate EOIs for battery-operated 11000 two-wheelers and 11000 three-wheelers (e-rickshaw) under the subsidy for the year 2021-2022 from interested reputed manufacturers only. Furthermore, the manufacturers registered during 2020-21 can submit their bids for their new models only.

Manufacturers of low and high-speed, battery-operated, two-wheelers with li-ion battery have to pay an Ernest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs. 7,50,000 while the manufacturers of battery-operated E-rickshaws with li-ion battery, have to pay an EMD of Rs. 15,00,000. However, both of them have to pay a non-refundable tender processing fee of RS. 10,000.

The work should be accomplished within the completion period i.e. 31 March 2022, and no work assigned to the manufacturer shall be carried forward to the next financial year. The manufacturer needs to comply with all rules, regulations, laws, and bylaws enforced by local and State Govt. and also the organization on whose premises the work has to be done. 

Author : Debi Dash
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