The ministry said that if any objection is found on the vehicle then it will not be allowed for scrapping. The ministry also said that the scrapping plant operator will have to record every vehicle as per the instructions given by the ministry. Explain that the process of vehicle scraping is being digitized to increase transparency.
The ministry has also said that scrapping and ownership transfer certificate will also be issued in digital format to the vehicle owner. With the help of this digital certificate, the vehicle owner can take advantage of incentives and benefits set by the government on the purchase of a new vehicle. The validity of this certificate will be for two years from the date of issue.
Let us inform that the Central Government had announced the Vehicle Scraping Policy in August last year. Vehicle scraping policy has been brought in to systematically scrap the old polluting vehicles in the country. This is an important policy as older vehicles pollute the environment 10-12 times more than fitted vehicles.
At present, there are about 51 lakh light motor vehicles in the country which are more than 20 years old and 34 lakh light motor vehicles which are more than 15 years old. In addition, there are around 17 lakh medium and heavy commercial vehicles which are more than 15 years old and are being driven without valid fitness certificate.
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.