India’s Vehicle scrappage policy: All you need to know
Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced the much-awaited Vehicle scrappage policy
Benefits of the new vehicle scrappage policy?
Recycling will reduce the cost of components for the automobile industry
States can now provide discounts while registering new vehicle
State govt will offer a road tax rebate of up to 25% for personal and 15% for commercial vehicles
Why this policy?
To limit the pollution of old vehicles and help in achieving better fuel efficiency
More benefits of vehicle scrappage policy
Customers will get the old scrap value for the old vehicle
Manufacturers will provide a discount of 5% on buying new vehicles
Vehicles that are 15 years old will be automatically scrapped
51 lakh light motor vehicles are 20 years old 34 lakh light motor vehicles are 15 years old [Nitin Gadkari]