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Govt notifies scrapping policy, mandates discounts on junking old cars

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The Centre has notified a scrap recycling policy to promote circular economy in the steel sector and utilise scrap emanating from vehicles and white goods that have reached their end of life. Under the policy, the ministry of road transport and highways and the department of...

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Road transport ministry seeks progress report on steps initiated to promote electric vehicles in Chandigarh

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

The ministry of road transport and highways has asked Chandigarh administration to submit progress report on the steps taken to promote electric vehicles in city. Earlier in August the ministry had asked the Union territory (UT) administration to initiate steps but now the...

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Electric vehicles, green automobiles to be exempted from permit requirements

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 7, 2018

The government has decided to keep electric vehicles and automobiles running on alternative fuels out of the ambit of permit requirements in order to boost public interest in them. Vehicles...

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