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Haryana to implement Vehicle Scrap Policy soon

It was informed during the meeting that at the end of the registration period, the vehicles have to undergo a fitness test.

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

The Vehicle Scrap Policy notified by the Central government will soon be implemented in Haryana.

An official spokesperson said on the lines of this policy, Haryana transport department has prepared the draft policy, which will be studied by the concerned departments in 10 days and the report will be submitted to chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal.

Chairing a review meeting on Thursday regarding the implementation of Vehicle Scrap Policy in Haryana, Kaushal said this policy will boost business in this sector in the state. This policy should be finalized soon and all necessary arrangements established in the state, he added.

It was informed in the meeting that the main objective of the Vehicle Scrapping Policy is to devise a system for phased removal of polluting and poor quality vehicles.

The newly registered vehicle scrapping facility was inaugurated by the Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari at Fatehpur village in Nuh district. It is the first plant in the country to manufacture a maximum number of components from vehicles for salvage and reuse using modern technology.

It was informed during the meeting that at the end of the registration period, the vehicles have to undergo a fitness test. While commercial vehicles require mandatory testing after 10 years, it has been fixed at 15 years for passenger vehicles. Vehicle Scrap Policy will be implemented soon for the convenience of vehicles.