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E-scooter companies likely to offer cheap chargers to meet FAME norms

The cost of the slow charger will be included within the mandatory price cap for availing the FAME 2 subsidy


Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
Electric scooter companies are working on a plan to offer a low-priced slow charger under Rs 4,000 and absorb its cost within the mandatory ex-factory cap imposed by the government for availing of the FAME 2 subsidy. However, they will need three to four months to manufacture it and offer it with the electric vehicle (EV). The move is being considered after the Department of Heavy Industries asked companies to respond to complaints by a whistle-blower.

The whistle-blower had complained that electric scooter companies like Ather Energy, Ola Electric, and TVS were selling the charger at prices ranging from Rs

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First Published: Mar 12 2023 | 10:49 PM IST

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