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Future of Transportation - Electric Vehicles

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Introduction

The increasing level of air pollution in Indian cities has been a cause of concern for policymakers. More than 25 Indian cities are within the 100 most polluted cities in the World. The cause of growing air pollution in cities is related to a variety of sources however transport sector makes a significant contribution. It is important the emissions from the transport sector are minimized. Electric vehicles have been seen as a promising technology option and several national governments have successfully implemented policies to promote the technology. Indian government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi is keen to promote electric vehicles as green mobility options and is also considering it as a viable solution to reduce air pollution in cities. The many States have actively announced policies incentivizing and facilitating the use and manufacturing of Electric Vehicles.


The government has announced an outlay of ₹10,000 crores for Phase 2 of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, or FAME 2 scheme, to boost electric mobility and increase the number of electric vehicles in commercial fleets. The government, in a recent move, has approved green license plates for electric vehicles in order to encourage people to use them. The purpose behind is their easy identification for proposed benefits such as concessional toll, preferential treatment for parking, and free entry in congested zones.

  • Total no. of Electric Vehicles sold in India in India (2019-20)

  • Fuel saved (in litres)

  • Carbon dioxide reduction (in Kgs)

  • Investments in Indian EV startups by corporate, venture capital and private equity firms in 2019

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Indian government has announced an outlay of ₹10,000 crore for Phase 2 of  FAME 2 scheme, to boost electric mobility

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Evolving The National Strategy

2015

Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME-India) Scheme was launched under National Mission on Electric Mobility in 2011 to encourage progressive induction of reliable, affordable and efficient electric and hybrid vehicles (xEV).

2019

Government has approved Phase-II of FAME Scheme with an outlay of  ₹10,000 Crore for a period of 3 years commencing from 1st April 2019.

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Initiative by PSA office

This mission is critical for India to reduce fossil fuel consumption and mitigate emissions by facilitating the production of Electric Vehicles (EVs) economically.

Initiative by PSA office

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Electric Vehicles Mission

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Initiatives by Other Departments

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Department of Heavy Industries

Department of Heavy Industries

As a part of NEMMP 2020, the Department of Heavy Industries, GoI formulated a scheme namely Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric vehicles in India [FAME ...

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Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Keeping in view the need for promoting electric mobility and alternate fuels, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has exempted Battery Operated Vehicles, as well ...

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Advancing EV

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Department of Heavy Industries

Scheme for Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II

EV News & Updates from India

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Technology Frontiers - Electric Vehicles
India plans to energise electric car segment with charging kiosks across 69,000 petrol pumps
by ET Now DIgital
Nov 23
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Technology Frontiers - Electric Vehicles
Delhi govt approves over 100 models for subsidy under new electric vehicles policy
by PTI Desk
Oct 23
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Technology Frontiers - Electric Vehicles
Tata Motors Delivers 65 Electric Vehicles to Kerala Government
by Ayush Verma
Nov 09
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EV News & Updates from across the world

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EU says it could be self-sufficient in electric vehicle batteries by 2025

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OEMs stare at Rs 3.5 lakh crore capex in 7 years to meet govt's EV target: Report

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Tariffs to be introduced for electric vehicle charging use

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Promoting vehicle efficiency and electrification through stimulus packages

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IndianOil successfully tests innovative Zero-Emission Electric Mobility technology

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Apple, ChargePoint team up on electric vehicle charging info

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EU says it could be self-sufficient in electric vehicle batteries by 2025

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Top Organisations / Institutions In India

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