In the two-year Phase-I of FAME India Scheme was launched in March 2015 to promote adoption of electrical vehicles with an aim to reduce dependency on fossil fuel and to address issues of vehicular emissions. The Phase-I of the Scheme was extended from time to time and the last extension was allowed till March 31, 2019. Among the 2.8 lakh vehicles, 425 e-buses also have received support, the government said.
The Phase-II of FAME India Scheme which commenced from April 2019 is for a period of three years. It has a total budgetary support of Rs 10,000 crore.