October 23, 2020

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EV charging stations sanctioned & established under FAME India

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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.

EV charging stations revised guidelines

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.

New EV charging stations approved in States-Maharashtra get 317, AP gets 266…

FAME India Scheme-I

S.No States  EV Charging stations 
1 Jammu & Kashmir 25
2 Himachal Pradesh 10
3 Chandigarh 70
4 Uttrakhand 10
5 Haryana 50
6 Rajasthan 205
7 Uttar Pradesh 207
8 Delhi 72
9 Sikkim 29
10 Assam 20
11 Bihar 37
12 Gujarat 228
13 Madhya Pradesh 159
14 Maharashtra 317
15 Karnataka 172
16 Kerala 131
17 Tamil Nadu 256
18 Puducherry 10
19 Meghalaya 40
20 West Bengal 141
21 Odisha 18
22 Chattisgarh 25
23 Andhra Pradesh 266
24 Telangana 138

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
1 Chandigarh  50
2 Delhi Chandigarh Highway 11
3 Delhi 101
4 Jaipur  53
5 Mumbai Pune Highway 11
6 Jaipur-Delhi-Agra  20
7 Lucknow 1
8 Goa 1
9 Bangalore  31
Recently, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has announced the list of empanelled bidders who wants to set up electric vehicle charging stations for commercial operations at specific locations in the state. It had last year invited bids from interested parties to set up electric vehicles charging stations across the state.

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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