Guidelines for Scrapping of Motor Vehicles in Delhi, 2018

Diesel vehicles older than 15 years found plying or parked in public places that are impounded, will not be released to the owners, and will be directly handed over to licensed scrapping centres according to the guidelines issued by the Delhi Transport Department on August 24.

Abandoned old vehicles, mostly found rusting on roads and garages, will now see a better end, with the Delhi government notifying a first-of-its-kind “end of life” guidelines for them. The “Guidelines for Scrapping of Motor Vehicles in Delhi, 2018” , issued by the Delhi Transport Department on August 24, covers petrol vehicles older than 15 years and diesel vehicles older than 10 years, that are barred from plying on roads under court orders. Diesel vehicles older than 15 years found plying or parked in public places that are impounded, will not be released to the owners, and will be directly handed over to licensed scrapping centres. Petrol vehicles of the same age will be returned to the owners only after they submit an undertaking.