The Government of India is making every effort and effort to stop the pollution going to lethal levels in the country. Not only this, a new rule will be implemented for this on April 1. Let us tell you that the new rule can be bad news for old vehicle owners. In fact, according to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, from April 1, 2022, renewing the registration of 15-year-old vehicles will become 8 times more expensive. Yes, and both two-wheelers and four-wheelers will come under the purview of the new rule, in such a situation, it will be mandatory for the vehicle owners to undergo a fitness test and they will have to pay a lot more in renewing the registration of the vehicle.
Let us tell you that earlier it used to cost Rs 600 to renew the registration of a 15 year old car and now it will cost Rs 5,000. On the same lines, earlier a fee of Rs 300 was charged for the old bike, which has now been increased to Rs 1 thousand. Apart from this, if we talk about truck-bus, then wearing 15 years old vehicles used to be renewed for Rs 1,500 and now this work will cost Rs 12,500. On the other hand, earlier it used to cost Rs 1,300 for renewing small passenger vehicles, but now Rs 10,000 will be charged for renewing them. Let us tell you that it has been made mandatory to put a fitness certificate plate on the windshield of all private and commercial vehicles.
Yes and this fitness plate will be like the number plate of the vehicles on which the expiry date of fitness will be clearly written. Here on the blue sticker it will be written in yellow color that how long the vehicle will be fit. Date-Month-Year (DD-MM-YY) will be entered in this format. Apart from this, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a draft notification for the new rule. For now, suggestions have been sought from the public and stakeholders for 1 month, after which the government will implement this rule. On the other hand, the government is also making a provision to impose heavy fines on the vehicle owners who violate this law.