25 Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles Installed in Bengaluru on Pilot Basis Under Fame-India Scheme

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The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed the House that under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India [FAME-India] Scheme of the Government, 25 Charging Stations have been installed at 6 different locations in Bengaluru by M/s. Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, as a pilot project. Based on the proposals received under FAME Scheme, charging infrastructure in   selected   cities/ locations   would   be    sanctioned   by   the Department of Heavy Industries.

Shri Goyal also informed that the Project Implementation & Sanctioning Committee (PISC) under the chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries has sanctioned following proposal of charging infrastructures under FAME-India Scheme:

 

SlNo. Proposal Implementing Organisation Date of Sanction (Date of PISC Meeting)
1. Proposal for setting up of 50 charging stations in Delhi NCR. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) 20th August 2015
2. Proposal for setting up of 50 Charging Stations in Delhi NCR. Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) 20th August 2015
3. Proposal for setting up of 200 charging stations (both AC and DC fast) in the cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Chandigarh. Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) 15th June 2017
4. Proposal for providing 75 AC Smart Charger in Delhi NCR of Delhi. Consortium of Mahindra –Reva – Ola – Asia Electric 15th June 2017
5. Proposal for 60 No. Charging Infrastructure in NCR of Delhi. Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt Ltd. 15th June 2017

Supply of electricity in E-mobility business including setting up of vehicle charging infrastructure is also included in the long term corporate plan of NTPC, Shri Goyal added.

Source: Press Information Bureau (Government of India)

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