FAME India Scheme 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 ....Read More
Battery swapping policy for EVs
On February 1, 2022, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a “Battery swapping policy for EVs”, during Budget speech of 2022. Battery Swapping Policy for EVs The Battery Swapping Policy for EVs was announced in a bid to scale, promote and use electric vehicles in India. This policy will be brought to set up battery stations ..
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2022
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022 • Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Electric vehicles • FAME India Scheme • National Electric Mobility Mission Plan
FAME II Amendment
Ministry of Heavy Industry has announced major amendments in ongoing FAME-II scheme. Ministry has fixed incentives for India-made electric two-wheelers. Highlights With the recent amendments on price side and subsidies government aims to promote electric two-wheeler usage across India. Reduction is price will help in EV adoption and strengthen government’s plans of making India an ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Topics: Electric vehicle • Electric vehicle industry in India • Electric Vehicle Policy • FAME India Scheme • Fame Phase-II • FAME-II
“Go Electric Campaign” of BEE: AP to set up 400 EV charging stations
The “Go Electric” campaign was launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in coordination with the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission. The Andhra Pradesh State Government is to set up 400 Electric Vehicle charging vehicles all over the state to promote the usage of electric vehicles. This is to be achieved in coordination with ..
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs • India Nation & States Current Affairs • States Current Affairs
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • Battery electric vehicle • Charging station • Electric vehicle • Electric vehicles • Fame • FAME India Scheme • FAME-II • Go Electric campaign
First Inter-City Electric Bus to operate between Mumbai and Pune
On February 14, 2020, the first inter-city electric bus was launched. The bus will transit between Mumbai and Pune twice every day. It was launched by the Union Transport Minister Nithin Gadkari. Highlights The bus seating capacity was 43. It is capable of running 300 kilo metres in a single charge. The GoI is to ..
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: CNG • CNG Vehicles • Electric Buses • Electric Mobility • Electric vehicles • FAME India Scheme • FAME-II
2636 Charging Stations sanctioned under Phase-II of Fame India
The Department of Heavy industries under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises of the Government of India has sanctioned 2636 charging stations under the Phase II of the FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) India Scheme in 62 cities across 24 states and union territories of India to further push towards ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2020
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • FAME India Scheme • Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles • Government of India • Maharashtra • Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises • Prakash Javadekar • Tamil Nadu
2636 EV Charging Stations sanctioned under Phase II FAME India
The Department of Heavy Industries operating under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has sanctioned 2636 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations under FAME India scheme Phase II. The stations are to be set in 62 cities in 24 states and Union Territories. Highlights The aim of the move is to make sure at least ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2020
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: CCS • charging infrastructure • Electric vehicles • Fame • FAME India Scheme • FAME Scheme • FAME-II • Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles • Hybrid Vehicles