Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicVoluntary vehicle scrapping policy

Topic: Voluntary vehicle scrapping policy

Modi govt holds summits, pushes for sops to try get vehicle scrapping policy off ground

Voluntary vehicle scrappage policy was launched in August, but setting up of crucial infrastructure such as scrapping facilities & automatic vehicle fitness centres proving a challenge.

What’s the new vehicle scrappage policy that will create 35,000 jobs & help ‘circular economy’

The Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernisation Programme was unveiled in March. It has now been launched with an aim to remove unfit and polluting vehicles off India’s roads.

Govt announces voluntary policy to phase out vehicles older than 15 years after fitness test

Presenting Budget 2021, Sitharaman said that personal vehicles would undergo fitness test after 20 years while commercial vehicles would require it after completion of 15 years.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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