The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways vide notification dated 11th August, 2022 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2022. The amendment provides that the vehicles manufactured on and after the 1st day of April 2016 shall comply with Bharat Stage-IV emission norms for two and three wheeler.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in the Eleventh Report (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas (2021-22) on the subject "National Gas Grid including PNG and CNG” of the Ministry of Petroleum and

The Standing committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas has tabled a report on ‘National Gas Grid including PNG and CNG.’ The committee appreciated the efforts of the government in the direction of increasing the share of natural gas in primary energy mix from the current 6.2% to 15% by 2030.

The Central Pollution Control Board Theon 31st January 2022 has invited comments/suggestions from the public on the draft “Environmental Guidelines for Compressed Biogas Plant (CBG)/Bio-CNG Plants. The Byproduct of Anaerobic digestion of organic material is commonly referred to as ‘Biogas’.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways vide notification 27th January, 2022 has issued the draft Central Motor Vehicles (……………Amendment) Rules, 2022 further to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

India’s National Hydrogen Mission, launched in August 2021, seeks to scale up renewable electrolysis hydrogen (“green” hydrogen) production and use it in multiple sectors, including transportation. This is encouraging, as green hydrogen offers significant decarbonization potential.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kingshuk Mazumder Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

The bench led by Justice B. Amit Sthalekar of the NGT directed the Chief Secretary, West Bengal to ensure that all the impediments with laying of the gas pipeline for providing CNG gas to Kolkata, Howrah and adjoining areas is expedited.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on June 28, 2021 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the n Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. The following amendment in the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 are as under: In Rule 115 which specifies Emission of smoke, vapour, etc.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on May 4, 2021 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

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