The central government has issued a new notification for 15 years old vehicles. According to this, eight times the fee will be charged for passing old vehicles. Earlier it used to cost Rs 600 to renew the registration of a 15 year old car. Now this work will cost Rs.5,000. On the same lines, earlier Rs 300 was charged for the old bike. It has now been increased to one thousand rupees. Talking about truck-bus, 15-year-old vehicles were earlier renewed for Rs 1,500. Now it will charge Rs 12,500 to 16,000. Earlier, it used to cost Rs 1,300 to renew small passenger vehicles, but now Rs 10,000 will be charged for renewing them.
According to the notification of the Central Government, this rule has been implemented in the Transport Department. About 700 truck operators of Bilaspur district have been affected the most by this rule. There are three cement factories in Bilaspur and Solan. Of these, about 4,000 trucks run in ACC. Of these, about 250 trucks are more than 15 years old. The number of trucks carrying goods in UltraTech is 3,500. Of these, about 200 trucks have a life span of more than 15 years. Ambuja has an average of 250 trucks out of 4,000 trucks in this category. After the rules of the central government, the income of these truck operators has increased and the passing burden on the pocket has increased.
The Government of India has implemented this rule to reduce the pollution caused by vehicles. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is going to be ordered to remove diesel vehicles older than 10 years and private vehicles older than 15 years from the road. According to operators, insurance has also increased by two to five thousand.
Old vehicles without a fitness certificate, if found plying on the road, will be immediately sent for scrap.