Progress in Sales of EVs/Hybrid Vehicles Under FAME Scheme

The DHI has been administrating FAME India for the adoption of EVs/ hybrid vehicles in India since 2015, and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has now shed some light on the progress The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) is administrating Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (EVs) in India (FAME India) Scheme for […]

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Govt Invites Proposals for Deployment of EV Charging Infra Under FAME-II

The Heavy Industries Ministry has invited proposals from public/private entities interested in developing EV charging infrastructure in India under FAME II The Government of India has recently approved the second phase of the FAME [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] Scheme, for 3 years commencing from April 1, 2019, with […]

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Budget 2019: Solar Industry Seeks Quick Reforms from Modi 2.0

When the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government was voted back to power in a landslide victory in the recently concluded general polls, expectations of the corporate world and especially from the renewable industry grew mile high from the Union Budget 2019 which will be presented on 5th July. Now with the continuation of the […]

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FAME II Scheme Funds 6 EV Charging Infrastructure Projects

FAME II scheme completes funding of 6 Projects to support the creation of charging infrastructure in selected cities and along major highways to address range anxiety among users of electric vehicles Six projects for setting up of EV charging infrastructure have been funded under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles —FAME II […]

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Phase II of FAME will Focus on Electrification of Public Transportation

The second phase of the FAME scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next three years. The second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme will focus on supporting the electrification of public and shared transportation over the next three years, the Minister of Heavy Industries and […]

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FAME Alone Not Enough to Boost EV Adoption

FAME alone is not enough to reach the 2030 target, various measures as prerequisites are needed in this transition. Policies like FAME need to be supplemented with measures such as domestic manufacturing of vehicles, batteries, and components to boost mass adoption of electric vehicles by 2030, industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said.  […]

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SMEV Demands Rs 20,000 Cr for Promoting EVs in India

SMEV expects the government to target at least one million EVs in top-10 most-polluted cities across India. Electric vehicle makers’ body Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has asked for an allocation of Rs 20,000 crore in the next two years for promoting EVs in the country and also urged the government to impose a “notional green cess” […]

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Delhi Government Invites Comments on Draft Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2018

The policy aims to reduce Delhi’s pollution by taking care of vehicular emission focusing primarily on incentivising the purchase and use of electric vehicles. Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi Government has invited comments from the public on the draft ‘Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2018’ which was released recently. “With vehicular pollution being a consistent source of […]

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