The Chandigarh administration Tuesday clarified that residents wishing to scrap their 15-year-old two-wheelers and avail concession on the registration of recent automobiles must buy two-wheelers solely. Equally, these scrapping four-wheelers must buy four-wheelers to obtain the advantages of the federal government concession.

In a notification, Chandigarh house secretary Nitin Yadav said that non-transport automobiles (private automobiles) will obtain 25 per cent concession whereas transport automobiles (industrial automobiles) will get 15 per cent concession.

“The concession shall be admissible solely in case the car registered is of similar class and sophistication as has been scrapped by the proprietor of the car that means thereby, the concession on registration of non-transport car shall be given on scrap of non-transport car and concession on registration of transport car shall be given on scrap of transport car solely supplied the car is of similar class. i.e. concession on registration of two wheeler is admissible towards the scrapping of two wheeler and concession on registration of 4 wheeler shall be given on scrapping of 4 wheeler solely,” the order specifies.

Nevertheless, the administration additional said that availing the scheme was elective for most people.


The Chandigarh administration will scrap 98 automobiles which might be older than 15 years. On the instructions of the Centre, the UT administration is phasing out 98 such authorities automobiles. The automobiles to be scrapped embody polluting automobiles and 9 Chandigarh Transport Endeavor (CTU) buses.

After scrapping the automobiles, the Certificates of Deposit (CoD) can be despatched to the departments involved.

In January, the Union ministry of street transport and highways issued a notification stating that every one authorities automobiles, together with buses of the Chandigarh Transport Endeavor and automobiles connected with the UT municipal company, which have accomplished 15 years can be scrapped from April 1.

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