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Describe briefly FAME India. What is FAME India

On 1 April 2015, the Central Government announced the Faster Adoption and manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (Fame) Scheme, a part of the National Mission for Electric Mobility. The scheme envisages support of Rs 795 crore for the manufacture and sale of electric and hybrid-powered vehicles by the year 2020. After this announcement, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete launched the scheme 'Fame India' on 8 April 2015. The main objective of the scheme is to adopt an environmentally friendly and economical alternative source of energy for transportation and hybrid and hybrid in India. The emphasis is on the rapid adoption and manufacture of electric vehicles. It is noteworthy that in the year 2011, the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of the National Electric Mobility Mission. Under this, two major bodies were constituted - 'National Electricity Mobility Council' at the Ministerial level and 'National Electricity Mobility Board' at the Secretary level. 

The roadmap for a new revolution in road transport centered on vehicles. Accordingly in the document of the 12th Five Year Plan for DHI power mobility was included as the main theme. A provision of Rs 795 crore was made for this in scheme the 12th Five Year Plan.In fact, to promote clean energy in the country, through the 'Fame India Scheme' launched by the Modi government, by the year 2022, 60-70 lakh hybrid and electric vehicles will be run across the country. This will reduce the consumption of about 95 million liters of petrol and diesel. Which will save 62,000 crore rupees to be spent on it. The objective of implementing this scheme is to reduce pollution and also to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Under which, instead of diesel and petrol, hybrid and electrical two-wheeler cars, three-wheelers and light and heavy infrastructure will be developed across the country for commercial vehicles. 


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