Prakash Javadekar

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 Okays 2,636 New EV Charging Stations Under FAME India Phase-II: Javadekar

With an aim to provide further fillip to e-mobility in the country, government has approved 2,636 new electric vehicles (EVs) charging stations in 62 cities across 24 states and union territories under the phase-II of FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India) scheme, Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Prakash Javadekar said. Out […]

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India Calls for Faster Expansion of ISA at COP 25

Prakash Javadekar at the COP 25 summit has stressed that more and more countries should join the ISA and that there is a need to speed up this alliance Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stressed on his point that more and more countries should join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to reduce dependence on fossil fuels to meet their […]

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Govt Spends Rs 175 Cr for Purchase of Heavy Electric Vehicles

The Government of India has spent Rs 175 crore for the purchase of electric buses under the second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme. The Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises said in a notification that, the expenditure on purchase of these electric buses […]

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5 Lakh Govt Cars to be Replaced by E-Vehicles: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar further said that “the government is promoting e-mobility by taking a lead in changing the fleet of the existing petrol and diesel cars used for official purposes with electric cars.” With an aim to showcase government’s efforts towards promoting e-vehicles in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the government will […]

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Javadekar Flags off E-Vehicles Procured from EESL

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting said in a notification that, with this partnership, the Government of India continues to be an active participant in the country’s quest for reduced emissions & vehicular electrification. In order to provide further boost to e-mobility in the country, Environment and Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar on […]

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India Halfway Through its 175 GW Target: Environment Minister

Prakash Javadekar has said that India has already achieved half of its renewable energy production target of 175 GW. Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, has said that India has already achieved half of its renewable energy production target for 2022. 175 GW The government plans to achieve 175 GW of […]

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Environment Ministry Trims Lease Rent on Wind Projects

The Environment Ministry has decided to relax the lease rent of Rs 30,000 per megawatt charged mandatorily from wind power companies. In a bid to boost investments in wind power projects and provide clean energy at cheaper rates, the Environment Ministry has decided to relax the lease rent of Rs 30,000 per megawatt (MW) charged mandatorily from […]

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Navodaya Vidyalayas to tap Solar power

Prakash Javadekar also directed that water and solar energy harvesting should form part of proposals in the new building plans and explore the possibility of having water harvesting and Bio-Gas plants in existing campuses.   HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday directed the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) to take measure for adoption of solar energy […]

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