The union government has sanctioned 670 electric buses for Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh, and 241 charging stations in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat and Port Blair under Phase-II of the FAME Scheme.
At present, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented for a period of three years from April 1, 2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs 100 billion. The government has also extended the validity of the certificates for availing benefits under the FAME-II scheme for all approved electric vehicle models by three months till December 31, 2020. The extension is with effect from October 1. All these vehicle models, including two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers, need to be re-validated on or before deadline. The government in March last year notified the second phase of the FAME India scheme with a Rs 100 billion outlay to encourage adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles.