FAME-II: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

FAME Scheme: 670 new electric buses and 241 charging stations sanctioned

The Government of India recently sanctioned 670 Electric buses and 241 charging stations under phase II of FAME scheme. FAME is Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles. It was launched to promote electric mobility in the country. Key Features The scheme aims on electrification of public transportation. It provides incentives for three wheelers and ..

MoRTH allows Registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced that it will allow the sale and registration of electric vehicles without pre-filled batteries. The Ministry has clarified and notified this to all the States and UTs. Details of the Order The registrations will depend on the type of approval certificates issued by the Test Agency, ..

Inter-Ministerial panel programme “FAME-II” to monitor projects

The government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel programme named “FAME-II” (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) of Rs. 10,000 to monitor, sanction and implement projects. This programme is aimed at incentivising clean mobility with immediate effect and until further orders and will be implemented over a period of three years with effect from April ..