According to the information released by the department, from March 31, 2022, commercial diesel vehicles older than 15 years will not be allowed in Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota, Alwar and Jodhpur. This decision has been taken after the Supreme Court issued an order banning the operation of 15-year-old commercial vehicles running on diesel.
According to the Transport Department, now 15-year-old commercial vehicles registered in Jaipur, Alwar, Kota, Udaipur and Jodhpur will not be issued fitness certificates. Such vehicle holders will have to take permission from the District Transport Officers to drive the vehicle. Only after this, old commercial vehicles can be operated in the respective districts.
Let us inform that earlier the Delhi government has also taken similar steps to curb vehicular pollution. There is a ban on driving diesel vehicles older than 10 years and petrol vehicles older than 15 years in Delhi. The Delhi Transport Department has implemented this rule on the instructions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
However, the Delhi Transport Department is issuing NOC for plying such vehicles outside Delhi, where there is no restriction on such vehicles. Explain that under the vehicle junk policy of the Central Government, instructions have been given to give vehicles older than 15 years in the junk.
Re-registration fee will increase from April 2022
Let us tell you that from April 1, 2022, the central government is going to increase the fee for re-registration on private and commercial vehicles older than 15 years. Now for re-registration of vehicles older than 15 years, eight times more fee will have to be paid. However, this policy will not have any impact on the vehicle owners of Delhi. Driving of diesel vehicles older than 10 years and petrol vehicles older than 15 years is already prohibited in Delhi NCR.
As per the new rules, the registration fee for two wheelers older than 15 years has been increased from Rs 300 to Rs 1,000. Whereas, for cars older than 15 years, a registration renewal fee of Rs 5,000 will now have to be paid. Similarly, for public and commercial vehicles older than 15 years, such as buses or trucks, the registration renewal fee has been fixed between Rs 10,000 and Rs 12,500.
On the other hand, the re-registration fee for imported bikes and cars will now be more expensive. A renewal fee of Rs 10,000 for such two-wheelers and Rs 40,000 for four-wheelers has been fixed.