Registration of BS-IV vehicles going to be banned after 2020
The government has announced a draft notification to amend Central Motor Vehicles Rules to prevent registration of BS-IV compliant automobiles built before April 1, 2020, beyond June 30, 2020.
Objective: In a major step to curb vehicular pollution, the government last year decided that the country will move directly from Euro IV emission norms for petrol and diesel to Euro VI standards from April 1, 2020.
Basic facts: BS stands for Bharat Stage
Related recent happenings: In a bid to deal with the critical pollution situation in the national capital, the Ministry of Petroleum has brought forward the date for the rollout of BS-VI fuel for Delhi to April 1, 2018, instead of the original deadline of April 1, 2020.
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