He said the Centre was ready to install the infrastructure if the state government wants electric charging points on a particular route.
Under the FAME-II Scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India), the Centre has already earmarked a sum of Rs 3,545 crore as inventive for giving 5,595 electric buses to 64 cities, intercity services and for provising last mile connectivity to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
Meghwal said the state government should reconsider its decision not to apply the new Motor Vehicles Act in Bengal.
"MVA should be implemented. The MVA was scrutinised by the parliamentary committee for long. Representatives of the ruling TMC were also there. The stiffest opposition came from the south. He (Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari) consulted all southern states. It is a very progressive Act," Meghwal said.