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Automated Inspection and Certification centre sanctioned for Nagaland

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Jul 19, 2021 8:05 pm
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Our Reporter
Dimapur, July 19 (EMN):
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned a total of 26 Automated Inspection and Certification centres in 26 states and union territories (UTs), including Nagaland.

This was stated by the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Jairam Gadkari in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

The Ministry has implemented a scheme for setting up of one model Automated Inspection and Certification Centre for vehicle fitness test in each state and UT.

Among the north-eastern states, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Sikkim are in the list of centres the ministry has sanctioned for such centre.

The government had issued notification on April 8, 2021 which provides for recognition, regulation and control of automated testing stations, stated the ministry.

It informed that the Centre had issued notification on March 15 this year “which provides for Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Rules, 2021” and “for waiver of registration fee on vehicle registered against submission of certificate of vehicle scrapping”. It also provided concession in motor vehicle taxes for vehicle registered against submission of such certificate

The Centre had also notified about Registered Vehicles Scrapping Facility (RVSF) to dispose auto parts and for revision of registration fee, fitness testing fee, and certificate of fitness fee to disincentivize use of old and unfit vehicles.

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Jul 19, 2021 8:05:19 pm