The carmaker will advance the archetypal in affiliation with India's Reva Electric Car Company, and said it accepted assembly to activate abutting year.
Reva's electric cars are awash in the UK as beneath the G-Wiz brand.
Karl Slym, admiral of GM's India unit, said the companies would assignment with the Indian government to body a arrangement of charging stations.
Reva, based in Bangalore, awash its aboriginal electric car in India in 2001.
The advertisement comes a day afterwards US battling Ford appear that it was to accomplish a fresh car, the Ford Figo, in India as allotment of its $500m (£304m) advance plan in the country.
Both cars will attempt in India's baby car segment, which makes up about 70% of the fresh agent market.
GM afresh emerged from defalcation aegis with the US government as its better shareholder.