If you live in the National Capital and you have a petrol car or motorcycle which is more than 15 years old, now is the time to sell it in junk or get it retrofitted with electric kit, otherwise the Delhi Government will soon cancel it. . Old petrol and diesel vehicles are being seized in Delhi. The Department of Transport has clarified that the vehicles which have expired till January 1, 2022, are being deregistered.
The Delhi government on Saturday canceled the registration of one lakh 10-year-old diesel vehicles on the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). A senior from the Delhi Transport Department The official said That in the coming days the registration of petrol vehicles older than 15 years will also be canceled. He said that the number of such old petrol vehicles is estimated to be more than 43 lakh, including 32 lakh two wheelers and 11 lakh cars.
The Department of Transportation has warned that if a 10-year-old diesel vehicle or a 15-year-old petrol vehicle is found running on the roads, it will be confiscated and sent for scraping. The official said that the Delhi government has deregistered more than one lakh 10 year old diesel vehicles. He said that now he has two options to fit electric kits in his vehicles or sell them in other states with NOC.
A senior official of the transport department said that in the coming days, the registration of vehicles older than 15 years will be canceled. He said that the number of such old petrol vehicles is estimated to be more than 43 lakh, including 32 lakh two wheelers and 11 lakh cars. Owners of 10-year-old diesel vehicles now have the option of reclaiming them with electric kits or selling them in other states after obtaining NOC from the Department of Transport. The Delhi government’s transport department had recently advised the public not to operate 15-year-old petrol vehicles and 10-year-old diesel vehicles and hand them over to authorized centers for conversion into junk. The Department of Transport has clarified in a public notice that the No Objection Certificates (NOCs) of all types of vehicles are valid for 15 years but diesel vehicles cannot operate in Delhi for more than 10 years.
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