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Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
21-March-2017 14:40 IST
Bharat Stage-VI Norms

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, vide their notification GSR 889E dated 16.09.2016, has mandated mass emission standard for BS-VI throughout  the  country with effect from 1st April, 2020 to bring down emission.  Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has informed that the economic burden for moving to BS-VI emission norms for automobile manufacturers would be very significant as many new technologies would have to be developed and these technologies would have to be used in vehicles for meeting the requirement of BS-VI emission norms.

    This information was given by Minister of  State in the Ministry of  Heavy Industries  and Public Enterprises Shri Babul Supriyo in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha today.