Automobile Sector Demands Incentive-Based Vehicle Scrappage Scheme To Remove Old Vehicles


Automobile sector demands incentive-based vehicle scrappage scheme to remove old vehicles with intent to boost the slowdown-battered industry. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has sent this and different proposals to the legislature for the new Budget 2020-21.

Plus, SIAM has required a decrease in GST rate on vehicles to 18 percent from the present 28 percent. On the presentation of incentive based vehicle scrappage conspire for expulsion of old vehicles from the street, the SIAM prescribed that impetus be given as 50 percent decrease in GST and 50 percent decrease in street duty and enrollment charges.

Rajan Wadhera, SIAM President said, “We have urged the Finance Ministry to consider announcing incentive-based scrappage policy and also increase Budget allocation for ICE bus procurement by State transport undertakings.”

It has additionally prescribed abolishment of customs obligation of 5 percent on Li-Ion Cells to permit battery assembling to start in India. As indicated by the business, these means can rejuvenate the part and spot it back on the development direction.

Late information indicated the division’s all out household deals declined to 14,05,776 units in December from 16,17,398 units sold during the relating month of the earlier year. As far as the schedule year, the 2019 deals decay is the most noticeably awful ever over the most recent 20 years. On the generation front, absolute local creation last moth remained at 1,816,112 units, lower by 5.22 percent.

SIAM stated, “Allocate budget for procurement of buses by STUs, over the budget allocation for procurement of electric buses under the FAME II scheme. Increase depreciation rate for passenger vehicles and two-wheelers to 25 per cent permanently.”


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