The Department of Heavy Industry is administrating Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid <) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme for promotion of adoption of electric/hybrid vehicles (xEVs) in India since 01st April, 2015.The Phase-I of the Scheme was extended from time to time and the last extension was allowed till 31st March 2019.

Presently, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented for a period of 3 years from 01st April, 2019 with a total budgetary support of Rs. 10,000 crore.This phase will mainly focus on supporting electrification of public < shared transportation, and aims to support through subsidies approx. 7000 e-Buses, 5 lakh e-3 Wheelers, 55000 e-4 Wheeler Passenger Cars and 10 lakh e-2 Wheelers. With greater emphasis on providing affordable < Public Enterprises, Prakash Javadekar, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.