Government departments will not be able to renew their registration of vehicles older than 15 years from April 1, 2022. The Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry has proposed this. If it is finalized, then this system will come into force.
New rules come into effect from 1 April 2022
The notification states that once this proposal is approved, this rule will be applicable to all government vehicles, the Central and State Governments, Union Territories, Public Undertakings, Municipal Bodies and Autonomous Bodies. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways tweeted, “From April 1, 2022, government departments will not be able to renew the registration of vehicles older than 15 years.” This rule will be applicable to Central, State, Union Territories, Public Undertakings, Municipal Bodies and Autonomous Bodies.
MORTH has issued a draft notification proposing that registration of motor vehicles owned by Central Govt, State/UT Govts, Local Govt institutions, PSUs, State Transport Undertakings, Autonomous bodies with Central / State Govts, will not be renewed after 15 years. pic.twitter.com/UbK3vS6bzv
— MORTHINDIA (@MORTHIndia) March 13, 2021
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Earlier in the general budget presented on February 1, the government has announced the Vehicle Junk Policy. Under this, it is necessary to undergo fitness test after 20 years of private vehicles and 15 years of commercial vehicles. The ministry has issued a notification on the draft of the rules on 12 March. Comments, objections and suggestions have been invited from shareholders on this in 30 days.