The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) on August 02, 2021 has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. The following amendments has been made: In the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, in rule 81, after the proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: “Provided further that, for the Battery Operated Vehicles as defined in clause (u) of rule 2, the items given at Serial number 4 of the below mentioned Table shall be exempted from the payment of fees for the purpose of issue or renewal of registration certificate and assignment of new registration mark.”