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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEAVY INDUSTRIES AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISES
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1316
ANSWERED ON:  09.02.2021
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Achyutananda Samanta
Will the Minister of



HEAVY INDUSTRIES AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISES be pleased to state:-


(a) the details and the number of the electric vehicle charging stations sanctioned by the Government under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) India scheme phase II, Statewise;

(b) the details of these stations which will be connected to the solar-powered grid to provide a green source of energy for electric vehicles and the plans of the Government to increase this number in the future;

(c) whether the Government is considering any subsidy under the FAME - II scheme in order to accelerate demand in the field, and if not, the reasons therefor;

(d) the details and the number of electric two-wheeler vehicles and electric four-wheeler passenger cars that have been sold till date; and

(e) whether the Government plans to revise its March 2022 target for creating demand for e-vehicles and if so, the details thereof?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES
(SHRI PRAKASH JAVADEKAR)

(a) & (b): Sir, the Department of Heavy Industry has sanctioned 2,877 Electric Vehicles (EVs) Charging Stations amounting to Rs 500 Crore (Approx.) across 25 States/UTs under FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles in India) scheme phase II as per the details annexed at ANNEXURE-I.

(c) & (d): Yes, Sir. Under FAME-India Scheme Phase-II, incentive is being provided to the purchasers of electric vehicles in the form of an upfront reduction in the purchase price of the Electric Vehicles. Further, the incentive is linked to battery capacity i.e. Rs. 10,000/KWh for e-2W, e-3W and e-4W. About 35,975 electric two-wheeler vehicles and 1,394 electric four-wheeler passenger cars have been supported by the way of demand incentive as on 03.02.2021.

(e): No, Sir.

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ANNEXURE

List of States/UTs and numbers of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
considered for Sanction

Sl. No. Name of State State Total
1 Andaman and Nicobar
10
2 Andhra Pradesh 266
3 Assam 20
4 Bihar 37
5 Chandigarh 70

6 Chattisgarh 25
7 Delhi 72

8 Gujarat 278
9 Haryana 50
10 Himanchal Pradesh 10
11 Jammu and Kashmir 25
12 Karnataka 172
13 Kerala 211
14 Maharashtra 317
15 Madhya Pradesh 235

16 Meghalaya 40

17 Odisha 18
18 Puducherry 10
19 Rajasthan 205
20 Sikkim 29
21 Tamil Nadu 281
22 Telangana 138
23 Uttar Pradesh 207
24 Uttarakhand 10
25 West Bengal 141

Total 2877

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