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Nitin Gadkari to launch Bharat New Car Assessment Programme tomorrow

The programme aims to provide a tool to the car customers to make a comparative assessment of crash safety of motor vehicles available in the market

Nitin Gadkari (Photo: Twitter)

Nitin Gadkari (Photo: Twitter)

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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will launch the much-awaited Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) on August 22, a step forward in the government’s commitment to improve road safety through raising the safety standards of motor vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes in India.

The programme aims to provide a tool to the car customers to make a comparative assessment of crash safety of motor vehicles available in the market. Under this, car manufacturers can voluntarily offer their cars tested as per Automotive Industry Standard 197.

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First Published: Aug 20 2023 | 11:02 PM IST

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