Govt extends validity of FAME-II certificates for approved EV models

The second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India seeks to accelerate the EV revolution here.
By : PTI
| Updated on: 24 Sep 2020, 07:56 PM
File photo used for representational purpose. (Bloomberg)
File photo used for representational purpose. (Bloomberg)
File photo used for representational purpose. (Bloomberg)
File photo used for representational purpose.

The government has extended the validity of the certificates for availing benefits under the FAME-II scheme for all approved electric vehicle models by three months till December 31.

In a written communication, the Department of Heavy Industries said it "has extended the validity of FAME-II certificates for all approved vehicle models (e-2W, e-3W, e-4W) under FAME India scheme Phase-II for a period of three months".

The extension is with effect from October 1 to December 31, 2020, it said, adding that all these vehicle models, including two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers, need to be re-validated on or before December 31, 2020. 

Similar Cars

Find More Cars
Tata Tigor Ev (HT Auto photo)
Tata Tigor Ev
Electric | Automatic
₹11.99 - 13.14 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Tata Altroz Ev (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Tata Altroz Ev
 
₹12 - 15 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Tata Nexon Ev (HT Auto photo)
Tata Nexon Ev
Electric | Automatic
₹13.99 - 16.85 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Tata Nexon Ev Max (HT Auto photo)
Tata Nexon Ev Max
Electric | Automatic
₹17.74 - 19.24 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Mg Zs Ev (HT Auto photo)
Mg Zs Ev
Electric | Automatic
₹21 - 24.68 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Mg Zs Ev 2022 (HT Auto photo)
Mg Zs Ev 2022
Electric | Automatic
₹21.99 - 25.88 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price

The government in March last year notified the second phase of the FAME India scheme with a 10,000-crore outlay to encourage adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles.

The second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME-II) scheme spanning three years will offer an incentive of 1.5 lakh each to 35,000 electric four-wheelers with an ex-factory price of up to 15 lakh, and incentive of 13,000 each to 20,000 strong hybrid four-wheelers with the ex-factory price of up to 15 lakh, the Department of Heavy Industries had earlier said.

FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on
FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on

The scheme will also support 5 lakh e-rickshaws having ex-factory price of up to 5 lakh with an incentive of 50,000 each, it added.

The scheme covers buses with EV technology; electric, plug-in hybrid and strong hybrid four-wheelers; electric three-wheelers, including e-rickshaws, and electric two-wheelers.

First Published Date: 24 Sep 2020, 07:56 PM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city