Forced scraping of vehicles based on age only is unjustified

This relates to blanket order of Hon Supreme court and National Green Tribunal to scrap all vehicles by age, irrespective of its condition, which is unjustified and severe penalty for vehicle owners, specifically for residents of Delhi and NCR, based on hearsay with no solid data to prove these vehicles being the cause of pollution.

We have private cars of different age, not much used and in perfect condition, fully fit and meeting pollution control norms, so why we are forced to scrap those cars? One luxury diesel car done less then 30,000 km and fully fit and in perfect condition is being made to scrap after 10 years, causing serious loss to the owner, why?

My request is to relook at this situation, and amend this order to insist on fitness and condition of the vehicle, without blind order. It seems as the government has failed to enforce PUC on vehicles on road, due to this failure we all are being punishined unreasonably to forcibly scrap a good and fit vehicle, for no valid and justified reasons............ lets raise our voice on this please and Local Circles may take this up soon.... thanks more  

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The rule should exclude private cars of different age, not much used and in perfect condition, fully fit and meeting pollution control norms. more  
Many people maintain car because of poor public transport service and use the car when absolutely necessary. Every day increasing cost of petrol also significantly contributing to less use of car. In said circumstances, discarding a car because of its age is unacceptable. more  
I fully agree with Mr. Somani. The Car should be scrapped depending on its Fitness and not based on age. A sparingly used car may be in much better condition despite of its age. It is better to have a regular checkup and certification of Fitness only after necessary repairs(by an authorised Service station) after every one year or two years, after an initial period of 3 years, as is done in many developed countries. When the cost of maintenance of the car becomes prohibitive, people will automatically scrap it. All second hand cars should be strictly examined and certified for their fitness from the authoried service stations. The government shoud reconsider this scrapping rule. more  
scrapping is not mandatory , one needs a fitness certificate after 20 years for non-commercial vehicles to continue with their old vehicles , this will be equivalent to getting a pollution certiicate , albeit fitness certificate is yearly more  
Hybrids, natural gas driven vehicles (NGVs), E-vehicles might be exempted. Aim appears to decarbonize the transport sector. The latest report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) as 'code red'. Human influence has warmed the climate at a rate that is unprecedented in the last 2,000 years. The global surface temperature has increased faster. The global mean sea level has also risen faster. The IPCC report says that emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are responsible for warming by 1.1 degree C approximately. more  
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