Vehicle Scrappage Policy: Inputs Sought
1) Commercial Vehicles over 15 years old and Private Vehicles over 20 years old will have to go through a fitness test costing INR 40,000 and if they clear, will have to pay an additional green tax (10-25% of road tax) to ply.
2) All old vehicles will have to go through this fitness test (cost INR 40,000) every 5 years to continue plying.
3)The Government is considering certain incentives like a discount on purchase of new vehicle (if old one is being scrapped), a discount on road tax and waiver on registration fee to encourage people to buy newer less polluting vehicles.
Please share your inputs on the above and basis them we may escalate collective feedback via a survey to the Government. more