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Ministry of Heavy Industries sanctions 1576 EV Charging Stations across 16 Highways & 9 Expressways under Phase-II of FAME India Scheme

Under Phase-II of the FAME India Scheme, the Ministry of Heavy Industries has approved 2877 charging stations in 68 cities across 25 states/UTs. In addition, MHI has approved 1576 electric vehicle charging stations throughout 16 highways and 9 expressways as part of this phase.

According to Ministry of Power requirements, at least one charging station for long-range/heavy-duty EVs will be located every 25 km on both sides of the highway, and at least one charging station for long-range/heavy-duty EVs will be located every 100 km on both sides of the highway. At least one charging station will be built up in a 3km × 3km grid for the city.

A budget provision of Rs. 1000 crore (US$ 131.3 million) has been allotted for a period of 5 years [2019-20 to 2023-24] for creating charging infrastructure. Following Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for EVs were sanctioned under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme:

Charging Stations details

Organization

Sanctioned

Installed

Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for EVs in NCR by REIL, Jaipur

REIL, Jaipur

3

3

Solar Grid Hybrid and Grid powered Charging Station along Delhi-Jaipur-Agra Highway

REIL

25

25

Solar Based Chargers (20 locations) along Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

BHEL

20

20

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.

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