The central government has extended the deadline to implement the new emission norms for construction equipment vehicles and tractors by next year. This has been made to April 2021 and October 2021 respectively. Earlier these criteria were to be implemented from this October.
In a statement on Monday, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said that the ministry has notified amendments to the CMVR 1989, in which the date for implementing the next phase of emission norms for tractors has been lifted from October this year to October next year. is. Let us tell you that the new rules will not affect the tractor owner, because the new rules are for tractor making companies.
Tractor making companies get exemption – The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways received a request from the Ministry of Agriculture, tractor manufacturers and agricultural associations in this regard. The statement said that it has been reduced to April 1, 2021, giving a six-month exemption for applying these criteria for construction equipment vehicles.
He said that this amendment also seeks to avoid confusion between the emission norms of other motor vehicles and pollution standards for agricultural machinery, manufacturing equipment vehicles and other such equipment. The amendment includes separate emission norms for agricultural machinery agricultural tractors, power tillers and joint harvesters and construction equipment vehicles.