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A Committee of Secretaries (CoS) has recommended that Niti Aayog be designated as the nodal agency for promotion of electric vehicles solution, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
It has also said that National Electric Mobility Mission Plan may be relocated in Niti Aayog, from the Department of Heavy Industry, which may restructure it as per requirement, Minister of State for Ministry of Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to the c .
Besides, the CoS has said that an apex monitoring committee may be set up under the Cabinet secretary for coordination across various ministries/departments and to review the progress from time to time, he said.
"Niti Aayog may work out a detailed strategy for promotion of electric vehicles solution and bring out a comprehensive note for consideration of Cabinet covering promised strategies along with specific milestones and timelines, in consultation with all concerned stakeholders," Singh said, quoting the CoS recommendation.
The FAME (faster adoption and manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles in India) scheme aims at market creation through incentives across segments -- 2 wheelers, 3 wheelers, autos, passenger 4 wheeler vehicles, light commercial vehicles and buses.