17 lakh state buses to become Euro VI compliant by April 1, 2020

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked all state transport undertakings to ensure that their buses are modified to run on Euro VI compliant fuel or bio-fuel by April 1, 2020. He said that by making 17 lakh state buses run on cleaner fuel, India will be able to cut its crude import bill by around Rs 8 lakh crore. This move is also aimed at reducing vehicular pollution.

Gadkari told state transport ministers, "You have to convert your buses to (make them) Euro VI norms (compliant). There are 17 lakh buses operated by state transport...

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Updated Date: Feb 24, 2016 09:30:38 IST

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