EV charging stations sanctioned & established under FAME India
FAME India Scheme Phase-II, Department of Heavy Industry had launched the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) to promote and encourage the electric vehicles and Hybrid vehicles in India. This scheme has adoption and creation of a market for both hybrids and EVs. The FAME program includes all the vehicles including electric and hybrid two-wheeler, three-wheeler, four-wheeler, and buses.
The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has declared that about 285,000 buyers of electric and hybrid vehicles have benefited from the subsidies provided under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME-India) program. A substantial amount of ₹3.6 billion has been spent under this program last year.
According to FAME India
According to FAME India website, under the FAME II scheme, the total number of electric vehicles sold in India is 280141. 49393157 litres fuel saved and 52787 fuel is saving per day in litres. The CO2 levels reduce per day in kilograms is 130819 and in total 123139222 in kg.
Here is the list of EV charging stations sanctioned under FAME India
As we all know that FAME India operations are carried out in the phased manner. It has completed its phase I and at current it is in its Phase II. First, we will see the EV charging stations sanctioned under the FAME India scheme I.
FAME India Scheme-I
|S.No||States||EV Charging stations|
|1||Jammu & Kashmir||25|
In other greener efforts, the government of India has spent Rs 175 Crore to buy heavy electric vehicles under its FAME II (Faster Adoption and manufacturing of hybrid & EVs in India) Scheme. Under FAME II govt spent Rs 175 Crore to purchase heavy EVs.
It has sanctioned 5,095 e-buses for intra-city operations in 64 cities/State Transport Corporations (STCs). Four hundred e-buses sanctioned for inter-city operations and hundred e-buses for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for last-mile connectivity.
Let us now see EV charging stations established under FAME India scheme II
|S.No||Places||EV charging stations|
|2||Delhi Chandigarh Highway||11|
|5||Mumbai Pune Highway||11|
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has planned to install 2,000 electric vehicle charging stations in India in FY2020-21. This project will be carried out under the joint venture with the Ministry of Power. At current the EESL installed 300 plus charging stations across India.
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