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]