Fame India Scheme

FAME India is a part of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan. Main thrust of FAME is to encourage electric vehicles by providing subsidies.

Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME-India) Scheme is launched under National Mission on Electric Mobility in 2011/ National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020, unveiled in 2013. The scheme aims to encourage progressive induction of reliable, affordable and efficient electric and hybrid vehicles (xEV). The First Phase of the scheme was initially approved for a period of 2 years, commencing from 1st April, 2015. The Scheme has been extended from time to time,  with the last extension allowed for a period up to 31st March 2019 . It is under the frame work of Demand Incentive Disbursement Mechanism.Incentive amount has been determined for each category of vehicle like Mild Hybrid, Strong Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Pure Electric technologies and battery specification. It is implemented and monitored by National Automotive Board under D/o Heavy Industry. It is one of the DBT schemes categorized under in-kind mode.

The FAME India Scheme is aimed at incentivising all vehicle segments.
Two phases of the scheme:
Phase I: started in 2015 and was completed on 31st March, 2019
Phase II: started from April, 2019, will be completed by 31st March, 2022


The Phase-I of this Scheme was initially launched for a period of 2 years, commencing from 1st April 2015, which was subsequently extended from time to time and the last extension was allowed up to 31st March 2019. The 1st Phase of FAME India Scheme was implemented through four focus areas namely (i) Demand Creation, (ii) Technology Platform, (iii) Pilot Project and (iv) Charging Infrastructure. Market creation through demand incentives was aimed at incentivizing all vehicle segments i.e. 2-Wheelers, 3-Wheelers Auto, Passenger 4-Wheeler vehicles, Light Commercial Vehicles and Buses.


The second phase of FAME India Scheme focuses on supporting electrification of public and shared transportation and aims to support through subsidies electric vehicles, including buses, passenger cars and two-wheelers, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar said at present, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented from April 1, 2019 for three years with a total budgetary support of Rs 10,000 crore.


Details Of Fame India 2021


Fame India Scheme 2021

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Government of India


Providing electrical vehicles


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Government has approved Phase-II of FAME Scheme with an outlay of  Rs. 10,000 Crore for a period of 3 years commencing from 1st April 2019. Out of total budgetary support, about 86 percent of fund has been allocated for Demand Incentive so as to create demand for Electric Vehicles (xEVs) in the country. This phase aims to generate demand by way of supporting 7000 Electric Buses (e-bus), 5 lakh Electric Three Wheelers (e-3W), 55000 Electric Four Wheeler Passenger Cars (including Strong Hybrid) (e-4W)and 10 lakh Electric Two Wheelers (e-2W). However, depending upon off-take of different category of xEVs, these numbers may vary as the provision has been made for inter as well as intra segment wise fungibility. In addition, creation of Charging Infrastructure will also be supported under the Scheme.


FAME India:

FAME India is a part of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan. Main thrust of FAME is to encourage electric vehicles by providing subsidies.

Vehicles in most segments ‚Äď two wheelers, three wheelers, electric and hybrid cars and electric buses obtained the subsidy benefit of the scheme.

FAME focuses on 4 areas i.e. Technology development, Demand Creation, Pilot Projects and Charging Infrastructure.


FAME-India Scheme Phase ‚Äď II:

The scheme proposes to give a push to electric vehicles (EVs) in public transport and

It seeks to encourage adoption of EVs by way of market creation and demand aggregation.

100% FDI by automatic route is permitted in the automobile sector.

Further, the sector is deregulated, both private sector and public sector are free to carry out investment in the automobile sector, including for manufacturing of Electric Vehicles and E-Buses.


Objectives of FAME Scheme:

Encourage faster adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles by way of offering upfront Incentive on purchase of Electric vehicles.

Establish a necessary charging Infrastructure for electric vehicles.

To address the issue of environmental pollution and fuel security.

Provide fiscal and monetary incentives for adoption and market creation of both hybrid and electric technologies vehicles in the country.

Incentivise all vehicle segments, including two-wheelers, three wheeler auto, passenger four-wheeler vehicle, light commercial vehicles and buses.


Features Of Fame India Scheme 2021

This second phase of the Fame India Scheme 2021 aims to support, through subsidies, approximately 7000 e-Buses, 5 lakh e-3 Wheelers, 55000 e-4 Wheeler Passenger Cars, and 10 lakh e-2 Wheelers. It is also said that the two-wheeler segment will be mainly focused on the private vehicles of the residents of the metropolitan cities. There will be a lot of charging stations which will be constructed under this scheme by the government of India to encourage electrical vehicles and the use of electricity rather than diesel or petrol.


Budget Of Fame India Scheme

Karnataka has sold the highest number of electric vehicles that is 17438, Tamil Nadu has sold 11902 electric vehicles, Maharashtra has sold 8814 electric vehicles, Uttar Pradesh has sold 5670 electric vehicles and Delhi has sold 5632 electric vehicles. Rs 10000 crore was allocated for the implementation of the Fame India scheme from 2019 to 31st March 2022. Till now Rs 818 crore has been spent. The remaining amount has been divided into three phases for the coming three years which are Rs 1839 crores for 2021-22, Rs 3775 crore for 2022-23, and Rs 3514 crore for 2023-24.


Summary Of Charging Stations

Name of the city

Number of electric stations

Chandigarh         48

Delhi                     94

Jaipur                   49

Bengaluru           45

Ranchi                  29

Lucknow              1

Goa                      17

Hyderabad          50

Agra                     10

Shimla                  7

Total                  350