92,393 EVs Supported Under Phase-II of FAME India

Article By : PIB India

Under Phase-II of FAME India, 92,393 EVs have been supported until 29 July 2021 through demand incentives totaling Rs. 278 Cr.

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 is a National Mission document providing the vision and the roadmap for the faster adoption of electric vehicles and their manufacturing in the country. This plan was designed to enhance national fuel security, to provide affordable and environmentally friendly transportation and to enable the Indian automotive industry to achieve global manufacturing leadership.

As part of the NEMMP 2020, the Ministry of Heavy Industries formulated the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme in 2015 to promote adoption of electric/hybrid vehicles (xEVs) in the country. The Phase-1 of the scheme was available up to 31 March, 2019 with budget outlay of Rs 895 Cr. In the first phase of the scheme, about 2.8 lakh xEVs were supported with total demand incentives of around Rs. 359 Crore.

In addition, 425 buses were deployed as sanctioned to various cities/states under this scheme. Under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme, 427 charging stations have been installed.

Further, as per information received from Ministry of Power, below are the State wise details of Public Charging Stations installed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), Power Grid Corporation Ltd. (PGCIL) and NTPC Ltd.

Based on outcome and experience gained during Phase-I of FAME India Scheme and after having consultations with all stakeholders, including Industry and Industry Associations, the Government notified Phase-II of FAME India Scheme for a period of three years commencing from April 1, 2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs. 10,000 crore. This phase mainly focuses on supporting electrification of public and shared transportation, and aims to support through demand incentive 7090 eBuses, 5 lakh e-3 Wheelers, 55,000 e-4 Wheeler Passenger Cars and 10 lakh e-2 Wheelers. In addition, creation of charging infrastructure is also supported under the Scheme.

Under Phase-II of FAME India Scheme, 92,393 electric vehicles have been supported till 29 July 2021 by way of Demand Incentive amounting to about Rs. 278 Cr. Further, 6,265 electrical buses have been sanctioned to various State/City Transport Undertakings under Phase-II of the Scheme. The Ministry has also sanctioned 2,877 EV charging stations amounting to around Rs 500 crore in 68 cities across 25 States/UTs under the Phase II of FAME India.

 

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