Department of Heavy industry Current Affairs, GK & News

FAME India Scheme

The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Monday, 2nd December 2019, informed about the performance of FAME India Scheme that through demand incentives around 2.8 lakh hybrid and electric vehicles (xEVs) have been supported and about 425 hybrid/electric buses have been sanctioned to various ..

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National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will be the head the steering committee. Mandate of the Mission The Mission will recommend and drive the strategies for transformative mobility and Phased Manufacturing Programmes for ..

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Government nod must for electric bus supply under FAME India Scheme

Government has made mandatory for Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to seek approval from Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) before accepting any proposal to supply electric buses for availing incentives under the FAME India scheme. The move is aimed at facilitating smooth roll out and management of demand incentives for e-buses under FAME. After DHI gives ..

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