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Pollution testing in Delhi soon to be expensive, PUC hikes prices by 40%

Nita Yadav

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Vehicle pollution test rates have become expensive in Delhi

Vehicle pollution test rates have become expensive in Delhi. If you live in Delhi and you get the vehicle pollution checked, now you have to spend more money for the test. Simply put, now you have to pay more than ever to pollute Delhi. The Delhi government has announced an increase in the rate of pollution testing of vehicles in Delhi on the request of the Petrol Dealers Association. The Delhi government is preparing to implement the new rates soon.

The government has announced an increase in pollution test rates in Delhi. Now you have to pay 40 percent more to get your vehicle pollution checked in Delhi. Full preparations have been made to loosen the pockets of the people of Delhi. The Delhi government has announced to increase the testing rate on the request of petrol dealers. The Delhi government is all set to implement the new rates strictly. On the new rate hike, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot said that the Delhi Petrol Dealers Association had been demanding a hike in test prices for a long time.

The association says the investigation costs more. Keeping these demands in mind, it has been decided to increase the testing rate. This amendment has been made so that the people of Delhi can have a better system to check pollution. The minister further said that we are always committed to keep Delhi’s air pollution better. According to the Delhi government, the rates revised in 2011 currently stand at Rs. 60, for three wheelers Rs. 80 and for four wheelers Rs. is 100. Earlier these rates were revised in 2005. Then these rates were kept at Rs 35, Rs 45 and Rs 60 respectively.

What will be the new rates for pollution testing of vehicles?

  • Petrol, CNG or LPG (including biofuel) for two and three wheelers Rs.
  • Petrol, CNG or LPG (including bio-fuel) for four-wheeler and above categories Rs. 110.
  • For diesel vehicles Rs. 140.

When was the ministerial meeting held?

The Delhi government says there has been no increase in pollution test rates since 2011. Due to this, the Delhi Petrol Dealers Association was continuously demanding to increase the rate. On June 20, 2024, representatives of the Delhi Petrol Dealers Association also held a meeting with Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot, in which they reiterated their demand for a hike in rates, to which the Transport Minister assured that their demands of the common people would be met. Their interests are supposed to be paramount.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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