Govt takes measures to promote charging infrastructure for EVs
New Delhi, Dec 13, 2022: Under phase-II of FAME-India Scheme, Rs. 1000 Cr. is allocated for the development of charging infrastructure. The Ministry has sanctioned 2,877 electric vehicle charging stations in 68 cities across 25 states/UTs.
Further, 1576 charging stations across 9 Expressways and 16 Highways under phase-II of FAME India Scheme has also been sanctioned. The state-wise details of charging stations as sanctioned under phase-II of FAME India Scheme are attached at ANNEXURE-I.
The Ministry of Heavy Industries had sanctioned 520 Charging Stations for developing charging Infrastructure under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme as per ANNEXURE-II.
Phase-II of FAME India Scheme:
- Ministry of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 2,877 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in 68 cities across 25 States/UTs.
|State||No. of EV chargers sanctioned|
|Jammu & Kashmir||25|
|Andaman and Nicobar (Port Blair)||10|
- MHI has sanctioned 1576 EV Charging Stations across 9 Expressways & 16 Highways. Details are as specified below:
|Sl. No||Expressways||EV Charging Stations Sanctioned|
|1||Mumbai – Pune||10|
|2||Ahmadabad – Vadodara||10|
|3||Delhi Agra Yamuna||20|
|8||Eastern Peripheral (A)||14|
|Sl. No||Highways||EV Charging Stations Sanctioned|
|1||Delhi – Srinagar||80|
|2||Delhi – Kolkata||160|
|3||Agra – Nagpur||80|
|4||Meerut to Gangotri Dham||44|
|5||Mumbai – Delhi||124|
|7||Mumbai – Nagpur||70|
|8||Mumbai – Bengaluru||100|
|9||Kolkata – Bhubaneswar||44|
|10||Kolkata – Nagpur||120|
|11||Kolkata – Gangtok||76|
|13||Chennai – Trivendram||74|
|15||Chennai – Nagpur||114|
|16||Mangaldai – Wakro||64|
Under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme – Ministry of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 520 EV Charging Stations out of which 479 charging stations have been installed as on 07.12.2022 as follows:
|City||Charging Stations||Highway||Charging Stations|
|Rajasthan||49||Delhi- Jaipur- Agra||31|
This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.