The Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has selected 11 cities under FAME India, for launching electric buses, taxis and three-wheelers..
-The Government is providing Rs 437 crore subsidy to 11 cities.
– The cities include Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Mumbai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Indore and Kolkata, plus two cities – Jammu and Guwahati under special category.
-Out of 11 cities, the first nine cities in the list will be given subsidy for 40 buses each while Jammu and Guwahati will get for 15 buses each. –
-Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles in India , popularly known as FAME India scheme’s first phase started on 01 April 2015.