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Govt notifies scrapping policy, mandates discounts on junking old cars

OEMs, dealers to aid the collection of old vehicles, recyclable spares through the take-back scheme, or by setting up scrapping centres or through tie-ups with such facilities

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vehicle scrapping policy | Car scrapping | old cars in NCR

Jyoti Mukul  |  New Delhi 

The Centre has notified a scrap recycling policy to promote circular economy in the steel sector and utilise scrap emanating from vehicles and white goods that have reached their end of life.

Under the policy, the ministry of road transport and highways and the department of heavy industry would work towards “extended producer responsibility” by requiring vehicle manufacturers to incentivise scrapping of unfit vehicles in exchange for price discounts for purchase of new vehicles. "This too shall provide for the required feed to the scrapping centres. MoRTH may ...

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First Published: Fri, November 08 2019. 19:13 IST
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