The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has amended the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 to implement Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) mass emission standards for four wheeled vehicles since the year 2010 onwards in select cities in a phase-wise manner.

The Road Transport Highways Ministry has issued a draft notification specifying the design and shape of the star-rating stickers that will be placed on the windows of vehicles.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a draft notification for implementation of BS-V and BS-VI norms for the automobile sector, covering the four wheeler category. According to a statement, the Ministry has decided to advance the date for implementation of the higher level emission standards.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a draft notification for implementation of BS-V and BS-VI norms for the automobile sector, covering the four wheeler category. According to a statement, the Ministry has decided to advance the date for implementation of the higher level emission standards.

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways formulated a Draft Notification for Mass Emission Standards for Bio-diesel (B100) fuelled vehicles. These standards have been long awaited by the industry especially those manufacturing bio-diesel and will provide alternate source of income to the farmers and the forest dwellers.

Union Government has launched Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy-2015 to promote greening of National Highway corridors across the country. The policy was unveiled by Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi.

BS IV compliant four wheelers mandatory from April 1, 2017 all over country. With this only those newly manufactured four-wheeled vehicles, which are complaint with the BS-IV standards will be allowed to registered and move on roads with effect from the notified dates in the notified areas.

This “green highways policy” approved by road ministry sets aside one per cent of the civil cost of national highway development projects for the planting of trees in a planned manner, covering both existing NH sections and new routes that would be added to the network. 

The Bharat Stage (BS) norms are equivalent to Euro norms on emission. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Notification No. GSR 555(E) dated 14.7.2015 regarding Introduction of BSIV fuel in additional cities.

A Bill to provide for a scientifically planned framework for the safety of all road users; enabling the seamless development of a secure, efficient, cost-effective and inclusive transport system; the integration of road transport with other modes of transportation; and for the Constitution of National Highway Traffic Regulation and Protection Se

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