15-yr-old govt vehicles will be scrapped, policy sent to states: Gadkari

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has said that state govts have been told to scrap 15-year-old vehicles plying on the roads

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari (Image Tweeted by @OfficeOfNG)

BS Web Team New Delhi
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that all government-owned vehicles that have completed 15 years will be scrapped. The government of India has sent a policy to that effect to all state governments. This included vehicles in all forms including buses, trucks or cars. Every old vehicle will be pulled out of the streets, he said.

Addressing the opening of the 2022 edition of Agrovision in Nagpur, he said, "Yesterday, I signed a file under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that all the vehicles of the Indian government which have completed 15 years will be scrapped. I have sent this policy of the Indian government to all the states. They should adopt this policy at the

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First Published: Nov 25 2022 | 5:45 PM IST

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