Transport Ministry proposes to defer emission norms for tractors

The Street Transportation and Highways Ministry has proposed to defer the time for utilizing the future phase of emission norms for tractors by a person yr to Oct one, 2021. This follows the request of the Agriculture Ministry, tractor manufacturers, and agriculture associations.

Also, for design equipment cars, the future stage of emission norms are proposed to be applicable with influence from Apr one, 2021, supplying a deferment of six months.

The Ministry also proposes to independent the emission norms for agricultural equipment (agricultural tractors, energy tillers and merged harvesters) and design equipment cars.

“Considering the request of the Ministry of Agriculture, tractor manufacturers, and agriculture associations to supply some much more time in utilizing the future phase of emission norms for tractors applicable with influence from Oct one, 2020, the similar has been proposed to be deferred to Oct one, 2021,” in accordance to an formal assertion.

The Ministry of Street Transportation and Highways has invited recommendations and comments from the community and all stakeholders on a draft notified on August five.