Setting up of DHI-DST Technology Platform for Electric Mobility (TEPM) under the National Mission For Electric Mobility
Government of India Approved the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 in 2013, and the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) has formulated a scheme namely FAME – India [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India]. This scehme will implement “demand driven R&D to achieve desirable target specs” to increase domestic capacities of product and technology development aimed at making the xEV market self-sustaining. The Technology development shall be taken up through a collaborative approach with the industry and academia. Accordingly, in order to strengthen and institutionalise the collaboration between the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) and Department of Science & Technology (DST) in R&D and Technology Development in Electric Mobility, a Technology Platform for Electric Mobility (TPEM) – a joint program of DHI and DST has been set up.