As we know the deadline for the registration of Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) compliant vehicles across the country is March 31,2020.Due to this, thousands of vehicles in the city may get a place in scrap dumpyard.As per Supreme Court order on October 24, 2018 no Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) vehicle would be sold or registered in India from April 1, 2020.As per information, there are more than 3000 unregistered vehicles under the jurisdiction of three RTOs.
Because of the growing pollution across the nation, Bharat stage (BS) emission norm has been created by the government to regulate air pollution through motor vehicles. The BS-IV norms have been enforced across the country since April 2017.Up to March 31, 2020, BS-IV vehicles can be sold. As per source, the RTO Nagpur issued letters to all the vehicle owners to get their vehicles registered immediately.
In its 2018order, the apex court had stated that any extension of time in introducing new emission norms would badly impact the health of citizens as the pollution has reached a critical level.