Bengaluru to soon get electric buses for public transportation

Bengaluru to soon get electric buses for public transportation

The process of establishing charging points at various depots of Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is currently on to herald the induction of electric buses on the streets of Bengaluru, the Legislative Assembly was informed  on Wednesday.

Replying to query by N A Haris (Cong), Transport Minister H M Revanna said, the electric buses were being purchased under the Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles scheme of the Centre. The project was discussed at the recently held All India Transport Ministers Meet, Revanna said.

Bengaluru could be the first city in India to have electric buses for public transport.

 

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