• NGT has asked why MoRTH has yet to issue guidelines for vehicle scrappage
  • A formal notification has yet to be issued under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988
  • Tribunal also issues warning that the MoRTH Joint Secretary will have to explain in-person why action should not be taken for the delay if no guidelines are issued by January 6 2021

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) for the delay in issuing guidelines on scrapping of vehicles, reports PTI.

The report states that a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said a proper mechanism to set up authorised recycling centres that are compliant with environmental norms was an urgent need, in view of a large number of ‘End of Life Vehicles’ (ELV).

The green body found MoRTH’s response to its queries “very unsatisfactory and lacking in…

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