Transport Ministry proposes to defer emission norms for tractors

The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has proposed to defer the time for applying the subsequent phase of emission norms for tractors by a single yr to Oct one, 2021. This follows the ask for of the Agriculture Ministry, tractor makers, and agriculture associations.

Also, for design tools automobiles, the subsequent section of emission norms are proposed to be applicable with impact from Apr one, 2021, delivering a deferment of 6 months.

The Ministry also proposes to separate the emission norms for agricultural machinery (agricultural tractors, power tillers and mixed harvesters) and design tools automobiles.

“Considering the ask for of the Ministry of Agriculture, tractor makers, and agriculture associations to give some a lot more time in applying the subsequent phase of emission norms for tractors applicable with impact from Oct one, 2020, the exact same has been proposed to be deferred to Oct one, 2021,” according to an formal statement.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited tips and remarks from the public and all stakeholders on a draft notified on August 5.