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Road Transport Ministry Defers Vehicle Documents Validity Till June 30

The Transport Ministry on March 26 announced an extension for the validity of motor vehicle documents till June 30, 2021. Pushing ahead of the deadline due to pandemic, now all documents, including driving license, registration certificate, fitness and permits that expired on February 1, 2020, or will expire on March 31, 2021, will be considered valid. Stating the extension as the last one, the Ministry added, "this will help out citizens in… read-more

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 09:23 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Road & Transport ministry, Vehicle Documents, Vailidity Extension, Driving License

Courtesy: The Times Of India


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Commercial Vehicles Likely To Go First In Govt's Scrappage Policy 

The scrappage policy to be launched by the Union Transport ministry is likely to include commercial vehicles in the first stage. The Ministry plans to cap the life of commercial vehicles at 15 years and private vehicles at 20 years. Reportedly, the vehicles failing to pass the fitness tests will have to go off-road and would be deregistered. The policy was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Union budget.

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 05:12 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Scrappage policy, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union government, Road & Transport ministry

Courtesy: The Print