The Ministry had sanctioned around 520 charging stations/ infrastructure for around Rs 43 crore under Phase-I of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme.
A budget provision of Rs 1,000 crore has been earmarked for a period of five years [FY20 to FY24] for establishment of charging infrastructure under Phase-II.
The Ministry also accorded nod to 2,877 charging stations in 68 cities across 25 states/Union Territories under Phase-II.
Further, as per the Ministry of Power guidelines, there shall be at least one charging station at every 25 km on both sides of the highway and also at least one charging station for long range/heavy duty EVs at every 100 km on both sides of the highway. For the city at least one charging station will be set up in a grid of three km x three km.