Policy, Adoption, Manufacturing, and Everything about the present and the future of Electric Vehicles in India.
Things we should know before reading news
- India unveiled
‘NationalElectric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020′ in 2013 to address the issues of National energy security, vehicular pollution, and growth of domestic manufacturing capabilities.
- India has plans to make a major shift to electric vehicles by 2030 as a commitment to Paris Agreement.
- India has notified FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] for implementation with effect from 1st April 2015, with the objective to support hybrid/electric vehicles market development and Manufacturing eco-system.
- The overall scheme is proposed to be implemented over a period of 6 years, till 2020.
- The scheme has 4 focus areas i.e. Technology development, Demand Creation, Pilot Projects and Charging Infrastructure.
- The FAME India Scheme is aimed at incentivising all vehicle segments i.e. 2 Wheeler, 3 Wheeler Auto, Passenger 4 Wheeler Vehicle, Light Commercial Vehicles, and Buses.
- The scheme covers Hybrid & Electric technologies like Mild Hybrid, Strong Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid & Battery Electric Vehicles.
FAME INDIA NODAL AGENCY: Department of Heavy Industry, a department under the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises.