The renewal of the registration of your private vehicle older than 15 years or commercial vehicles might get costlier up to 25 times as the road and transport ministry has proposed a hike in fees.
New Delhi, Sept 26: The renewal of the registration of your private vehicle older than 15 years or commercial vehicles might get costlier up to 25 times as the road and transport ministry has proposed a hike in fees.
The annual fitness test fee could be up to 125 times of what is being charged now.
The proposal states that the fitness test of a more than 15-year-old truck or bus could cost Rs 25,000 as compared to present charge of Rs 200.
While, fitness test for cab/taxi and minitruck could be up to Rs 15,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively.
It’s mandatory for commercial vehicles to get fitness certificate every year.
As per the renewed plan, there would be no hike in registration or re-registration of commercial vehicles.
On the other hand, for private vehicles, there will be an increase only in the fee for renewal of registration after 15 years and there would be no hike in fee for getting a fitness certificate.
The prposal staes that the renewal fee for two and three-wheelers could be Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000 respectively as compared to the current fee of Rs 300.
And for four-wheelers, it could be Rs 15,000 against the current fee of Rs 600.
The renewed registration certificate of private vehicle is valid for five years which can again renewed after every five years.
Moreover, the transport ministry has proposed several incentive for people scrapping their old vehicles. And in order to push the sale in the auto industry, the government has asked auto makers to offer some discount to such buyers.
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