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Puducherry government releases vehicle scrapping policy to phase out old, condemned vehicles

Source: The Hindu

Vehicle owners will be offered tax concessions equivalent to 25% of motor vehicle tax on non-transport vehicles, and 15% in the case of transport vehicles, under the policy

Source: Times Now

At the launch event of ‘DigiELV,’ Nitin Gadkari stated that India to establish 1,000 vehicle scrapping centres and 400 automated fitness test centres for older & end of life vehicles. He also stated that the road ministry has already approved 85 vehicle scrapping facilities across the nation.

Source: The Hindu

Private vehicles have to go to RTO for re-registration when they are 15 years old. They have to take a fitness test. If they fail, the vehicle has to be scrapped

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The government of India recently announced its old car scrappage policy. Under this policy, old end-of-life car owners are being provided incentives to get their cars scrapped.

Source: Times Of India

NEW DELHI: The automobile manufacturers may have to mandatorily use 20% recycled metals from scrapped vehicles in production of new ones from 2026-27 and 30% from 2028-29.

Source: Economic Times

Vehicles will not just be scrapped by their age, but also if they are found to be unfit in automated testing, the PM said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Voluntary Vehicle-Fleet Modernization Program (VVMP), also known as the Vehicle Scrapping Policy during the ‘Investors Summit.

Source: Zeebiz

Vehicle Scrappage Policy: The central government had sought approval from the states in this regard in November last year. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued the notification after getting the green signal from the states.

Source: Money Control

Replacing old polluting vehicles is an important part of greening our economy. I have allocated adequate funds to scrap old vehicles of Centre and State governments,” stated Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget

Source: Business Standard.

A total of 5,359 private and 67 commercial vehicles have been scrapped at Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facilities (RVSFs) set up in accordance with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) notification under Vehicle Scrapping Policy, between January 1, 2022 and January 31, 2023

Source: Times Of India.

The transport department officials on Wednesday said the UP government recently approved the scrapping policy, and more Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facilities (RVSFs) will be coming up in Noida soon.

Source: Live Mint.

Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has held discussions with the finance ministry for offering discounts to incentivize voluntary scrapping of end-of-life vehicles, he said at a gathering of automotive industry stakeholders at the inauguration ceremony of Auto Expo 2023 on Thursday.

Source: Auto Car Pro.

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari chairs a stakeholder consultation meeting on the vehicle scrappage policy; urges India Auto Inc to extend support through more automated testing stations and scrappage centres, create more awareness through the dealer network, and offer a discount against certificate of deposit on scrapped vehicles.

Source: Auto Car Pro.

The transport sector is responsible for 40% of the environmental pollution and vehicle scrapping is a win-win for all the stakeholders, the minister said while launching DigiELV, a trading platform for end-of-life vehicle certificate of deposit. “The pollution caused by one old truck is equivalent to pollution caused by 16 new trucks,” he added.

Source: Hindustan Times.

Driving petrol-run vehicles that are older than 15 years and diesel ones older than 10 years is illegal in Delhi, according to orders by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and the Supreme Court.