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Steps taken by the Government to promote charging infrastructure for EVs

Under phase-II of FAME-India Scheme, Rs. 1000 Cr. is allocated for the development of charging infrastructure.  The Ministry has sanctioned 2,877 electric vehicle charging stations in 68 cities across 25 states/UTs.  Further, 1576 charging stations across 9 Expressways and 16 Highways under phase-II of FAME India Scheme has also been sanctioned.  The state-wise details of charging stations as sanctioned under phase-II of FAME India Scheme are attached at ANNEXURE-I.

The Ministry of Heavy Industries had sanctioned 520 Charging Stations for developing charging Infrastructure under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme as per ANNEXURE-II.


Phase-II of FAME India Scheme:

  • Ministry of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 2,877 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in 68 cities across 25 States/UTs.
State No. of EV chargers sanctioned
Maharashtra 317
Andhra Pradesh 266
Tamil Nadu 281
Gujarat 278
Uttar Pradesh 207
Rajasthan 205
Karnataka 172
Madhya Pradesh 235
West Bengal 141
Telangana 138
Kerala 211
Delhi 72
Chandigarh 70
Haryana 50
Meghalaya 40
Bihar 37
Sikkim 29
Jammu & Kashmir 25
Chhattisgarh 25
Assam 20
Odisha 18
Uttarakhand 10
Puducherry 10
Andaman and Nicobar (Port Blair) 10
Himachal Pradesh 10
Total 2877


  • MHI has sanctioned 1576 EV Charging Stations across 9 Expressways & 16 Highways. Details are as specified below:


Sl. No Expressways EV Charging Stations Sanctioned
1 Mumbai – Pune 10
2 Ahmadabad – Vadodara 10
3 Delhi Agra Yamuna 20
4 Bengaluru Mysore 14
5 Bangaluru-Chennai 30
6 Surat-Mumbai 30
7 Agra-Lucknow 40
8 Eastern Peripheral (A) 14
9 Hyderabad ORR 16
Sl. No Highways EV Charging Stations Sanctioned
1 Delhi – Srinagar 80
2 Delhi – Kolkata 160
3 Agra – Nagpur 80
4 Meerut to Gangotri Dham 44
5 Mumbai – Delhi 124
6 Mumbai-Panaji 60
7 Mumbai – Nagpur 70
8 Mumbai – Bengaluru 100
9 Kolkata – Bhubaneswar 44
10 Kolkata – Nagpur 120
11 Kolkata – Gangtok 76
12 Chennai-Bhubaneswar 120
13 Chennai – Trivendram 74
14 Chennai-Ballary 62
15 Chennai – Nagpur 114
16 Mangaldai – Wakro 64



Under Phase-I of FAME India Scheme – Ministry of Heavy Industries has sanctioned 520 EV Charging Stations out of which 479 charging stations have been installed as on 07.12.2022 as follows:


City Charging Stations Highway Charging Stations
Chandigarh 48 Delhi -Chandigarh 24
Delhi 94 Mum-Pune 17
Rajasthan 49 Delhi- Jaipur- Agra 31
Karnataka 65 Jaipur-Delhi Highway 9
Jharkhand 30    
Goa 30    
Telangana 57    
Uttar Pradesh 16    
Himachal Pradesh 9    
Total 398   81


This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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