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Over 20 lakh vehicles to be scrapped in Odisha

The government has decided to scrap the old vehicles by March 15. Similarly, 80,20,500 vehicles has fitness certificate

Bhubaneswar: About 20,39,500 vehicles which are older than 15 years and do not have fitness will be scrapped by March 15, informs Minister Tukuni Sahu during Assembly session.

The government has decided to scrap the old vehicles by March 15. Similarly, the state currently has 80,20,500 vehicles having fitness certificate. The state government has enacted the scrapping policy 2022 for those vehicles who does not have fitness.

Of these 12,99,351 scrapping vehicles, the maximum number are motorcycles and scooters.

As per the policy guidelines, the vehicles which have not renewed their Certificate of Registration, not granted a certificate of fitness, outlived their utility, vehicles that are 15 years old and above, owned by the government agencies/autonomous councils, etc. will be scrapped at designated RVSF centres.

Under the policy, the state will also offer incentives to the investors, who will set up Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facilities (RVSF) in Odisha.

Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on November had informed that all vehicles belonging to the Central government that have completed 15 years will be scrapped, and a policy to that effect has been sent to states.


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