2435 E-buses Deployed Across Various States/UTs Under FAME India Scheme Phase-II


The Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha informed that the list of the pilot project of charging infrastructure and projects of technology development sanctioned under Phase-I of First Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) -India Scheme is listed below.

The details of e-buses sanctioned and deployed under FAME India Scheme Phase-II as of 15.02.2023:

Sr. No.State/ OrganisationsSanctioned (In Nos)Delivery (In Nos)
3Uttar Pradesh600565
5Karnataka350 (Bangalore: 300 + Hubli Dharwad: 50)150
6Jammu & Kashmir2000
9Andhra Pradesh10020
12West Bengal5011
15Dadra & Nagar Haveli2525

Out of 300 e-buses, 150 buses were delivered and an amount of Rs. 33 Crores as the first installment of grant as mobilization advance was released to BMTC, Bangalore under FAME India Scheme Phase-II.

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Projects approved by MHI under FAME India Scheme

(Pilot Projects, Charging infrastructure and Technology Development)

Sl. No.Name of the ProjectName of the Operating Agency
1Public Fast Charging Infrastructure Network for Electric Vehicles in BangaloreM/s Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. in collaboration with Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
2Establishment of Testing Infrastructure for Certification of Testing of Electric & Hybrid Vehicles at ARAI PuneAutomotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
3Proposal for specifications and Finalizing Draft Standards of xEV Charging Stations, ARAI, PuneAutomotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
4Proposal for Charging Infrastructure Management System, IIT MadrasIIT Madras
5Proposal for 25 Hybrid Buses for Bandra Kurla Complex, MMRDA MumbaiMumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
6Proposal for 25 Electric Buses by HP GovernmentHimachal Pradesh Transport Corporation (HRTC)
7Proposal for 50 Nos. Maxi Cabs for local transport by HP GovernmentHimachal Pradesh City Transport and Bus Stand Management and Development Authority (HPCT&BSM&DA)
8Proposal for putting up of Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for Evs in NCR by REIL, JaipurRajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL), Jaipur
9Proposal for putting up of Solar Based Charging Infrastructure for Evs in the premises of UdyogBhawan by BHELBharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
10Technical Development Project for advanced Gen-IV Lead Acid Battery & Gen-Nickel-Zinc Battery for EvsNon-Ferrous Materials Technology Development Centre (NFTDC), Hyderabad
11Proposal for 2 Electric Vehicles (5-7 Seater) for Land Port Authority of India at AgartalaLand Port Authority of India (LPAI)
12Proposal for Centre of Advanced Research in Electrified Transportation (CARET) at AMUAligrah Muslim University (AMU)
13Project for Centre for Battery EngineeringIIT Madras
14The proposal received under IMPRINT initiative of MoHRD for Hierarchical Nanostructure Carbon Materials Derived from Candle Soot and Graphine for High Rate & High-Performance Electrodes for Automotive Batteries and SupercapacitorsIIT Kanpur
15Financial Support for UAY Project concerning Automobile Sector-Development of Light Weight REEV with Renewable Energy Based Fuel Cell Range ExtenderIIT Madras
16Proposal of Setting up 200 Charging Stations by REIL, JaipurRajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL), Jaipur
17Design & Development of AC-DC Combined Public Charging Stations by ARAIAutomotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
18     Technology Pilot for DC Charging for EV Bus    Principal Investigator        
Panva Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Nasik, Maharashtra

Co-Principal Investigator
K.K.Wagh Institute of Engineering Education and Research, Nasik, Maharashtra
 19Development and Prototyping of ICT-enabled Smart Charging Network ComponentsPrincipal Investigator        
IIT Delhi

Co-Principal Investigator 
Thapar University, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Lithium Urban Technologies

Industry Partners
Elecsys Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Engie (GDF Suez Energy),  LinkwellTelesystems , Yexcube Technologies
 20           HUB and SPOKE consortium for e-2W and e-3W Electric DrivesPrincipal Investigator
TVS-Lucas Limited; NFTDC, Hyderabad

IIT Guwahati; IIT Jodhpur; IIT BBSR; VIT Chennai; NITTEE, Surathkal

Industry Partners
Lucas TVS, Chennai; Ampere Vehicles, Coimbatore;Electrotherm; Lohia Auto Industries
  21  Switched Reluctance Traction motor and controller for                      2W & 3WPrincipal Investigator
Aditya Auto Products &Engg. (I) Pvt. Ltd.; NITK Surathkal

Industry Partners 
Hero Eco; Ampere Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.
 22    Synchronous Reluctance Motor Drive for Indian Electric Vehicle applicationsPrincipal  Investigator
IIT Madras

Industry Partners
Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Ltd., Bengaluru.
23Procurement of 30 Nos of Electric BusesNavi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT)
24Solar Grid Hybrid and Grid powered Charging Stations (270 Chargers)Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited(REIL)
    25Proposal for grant-in-aid for test facility infrastructure for EV and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) performance test/ certification from NATRiPNational Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP)
    26Setting–up of Solar Based EV ChargersBharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

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