Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Action plan for E-Vehicles

Posted On: 04 JUL 2019 2:38PM by PIB Delhi

NITI Aayog, in its meeting held on 14th May, 2019 regarding National Mission for Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage has formulated an action plan to run electrictwo-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles and has proposed to ban all IC (internal combustion) engine poweredtwo-wheelers and three-wheelers in Indiastarting in 2025 for two-wheelers andin 2023 for three-wheelers. For the promotion of electric vehicles in the country, the Department of Heavy Industry has notified Phase-II of the FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric (& Hybrid) Vehicles in India], vide S.O. 1300 dated 8thMarch 2019, with the approval of Cabinet with an outlay of Rs. 10,000 crore for a period of three years commencing from 1stApril, 2019. The notification of the scheme and operational guidelines are available on the Department of Heavy Industry’s website [www.dhi.nic.in].

 

This information wasgiven by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways in response to a question in Lok Sabha today.            

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