532 charging stations installed under phase 1 and 2 of FAME India scheme.
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532 charging stations installed under phase 1 and 2 of FAME India scheme.

MHI has allocated INR 1000 crores for the installation of charging infrastructure for EVs.

The Government of India’s FAME policy is encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles and giving a push to the whole EV ecosystem in India. Not only EV buyers but EV manufacturers and companies setting up EV charging infrastructure are also benefitting from the policy. The Ministry of Heavy Industries has drafted a policy for the holistic growth of the EV ecosystem. Under the Phase II of the FAME India Scheme, the MHI has allocated INR 1000 crores for the installation of charging infrastructure for EVs.

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) revealed that 532 charging stations have been installed as on 15thJuly under the FAME India Scheme (479 FAME-I and 53 under FAME-II).

Further, this Ministry has also sanctioned 2,877 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in 68 cities across 25 States/UTs and 1576 charging stations across 9 Expressways and 16 Highways under Phase II of the FAME India Scheme.

Delhi has the most operational charging stations under the FAME policy. As of July 2022, there are 109 charging stations in Delhi that were sanctioned under the FAME scheme (94 in Phase 1 and 15 in Phase 2).

In Karnataka, there are 66 stations, followed by Telangana, which has 57 stations.

Among the highways/expressways, the Delhi-Jaipur- Agra Highway has 31, Delhi- Chandigarh Highway has 24, Mumbai-Pune Expressway has 17, and Jaipur- Delhi Highway has nine EV charging stations.

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) has informed that Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), as on 01.07.2022, established 3448 electric vehicle charging stations at their Retail Outlets (ROs).

Also Read: The government of Goa to discontinue the subsidy for EV buyers.

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