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Govt extends deadline for new emission norms for tractors to Oct 2021

These norms were to be applicable from October

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Centre | Emission norms | Tractors

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

tractor, agriculture, rural india
The statement said that for the construction equipment vehicles, the norms will be applicable with effect from April 1, 2021, providing a deferment of six months.

The government has extended deadlines for applicability of new for construction equipment vehicles and to next year.

The new for construction equipment vehicles and will now come into force from April 2021 and October 2021, respectively, according to a statement.

These norms were to be applicable from October.

"The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has notified amendment to CMVR 1989... deferring the applicability date for implementing the next stage of for (TREM Stage-IV) from Oct this year to 1st Oct next year. The Ministry had received the request to this effect from the Ministry of Agriculture, tractor manufacturers and agriculture associations," it said in the statement on Monday.

The statement said that for the construction equipment vehicles, the norms will be applicable with effect from April 1, 2021, providing a deferment of six months.

"The amendment also attempts to avoid confusion between the emission norms of other motor vehicles which has BS as norms and those for agricultural machinery, construction equipment vehicles and such other equipment," it said.

The amendment includes separate emission norms for agricultural machinery (agricultural tractors, power tillers and combined harvesters) and construction equipment vehicles. There is also change in the nomenclature of emission norms from Bharat Stage (CEV/TREM)IV and Bharat Stage (CEV/TREM)V to TREM Stage-IV and TREM Stage-V for agricultural tractors and other equipment.

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First Published: Mon, October 05 2020. 23:37 IST
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