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Sanction for 5595 electric Buses under Fame Phase II

The Department of Heavy Industry has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 Cities, State Government Entities,State Transport Undertakings (STUs)for intra-city and intercity operationunder FAME India scheme phase II in order to give a further push to clean mobility in public transportation.

The Department of Heavy Industry has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 Cities, State Government Entities,State Transport Undertakings (STUs)for intra-city and intercity operationunder FAME India scheme phase II in order to give a further push to clean mobility in public transportation.

Each selected City/STUsis required to initiate the procurement process in a time bound manner for deployment of sanctioned electric buses on operational cost basis. As per EoI, buses which satisfy required localization level and technical eligibility notified under FAME India scheme phase II will be eligible for funding under FAME India scheme phase II.

These buses will run about 4 billion kilometers during their contract period and are expected to save cumulatively about 1.2 billion liters of fuel over the contract period, which will result into avoidance of 2.6 million tonnes of CO2 emission.

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