Cars in India | Autoportal.com
Select City

Are you from New Delhi?

Yes Change City
Stand a chance to win a Trip to Dubai! Know More
Autoportal
Independence Day Offer!
*T&C Apply

Government to modify laws to permit cars to run on bio-fuels

Government to modify laws to permit cars to run on bio-fuels

Snapshot: The proposed changes will be presented by the Narendra Modi-led government in the next session of the Parliament.

- Comments    |    Write Comment

According to reports, the government of India is mulling to make necessary changes in laws that will permit cars to run on different fuels. The modification in laws aims to bring cars running on bio-fuels and alternate fuels on par with international standards and make them feasible to ply on Indian roads. 

Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport minister said, “There is a requirement to make changes in the law and bring it on par with international standards, which can enable us to permit cars that on different fuels, especially bio-fuels.” The proposal for changes will be presented by the Narendra Modi-led government in the next session of the Parliament. 

“The government has already announced to make necessary changes in law of e-rickshaws that will give employment to over 2 lakh people.” Gadkari said, while addressing the delegates at a seminar organised by BJP’s Non-Conventional Energy Cell at the party headquarters in New Delhi. Suggestions would be sought from the delegates at the seminar before taking a policy decision over the issue. Furthermore, it is also understood that the Ministry would study the automobile laws in the United States, Canada, Brazil and Germany before making any changes.

Nitin Gadkari, who also holds additional charge of Rural Development Ministry said that was a need to look for alternative sources of fuel as the country imports fuel and edible oil worth more than Rs 6 lakh crore and Rs 800 crore respectively.  

Related car news

  • All you need to know about the New Motor Vehicle Bill 04-08-2016 Arjit Garg All you need to know about the New Motor Vehicle Bill
  • Government denies self driving cars for Indian Roads 25-07-2017 Davender Soni Government denies self driving cars for Indian Roads
  • Toyota and Suzuki Bosses Meet PM Narendra Modi 10-03-2017 Mayank Toyota and Suzuki Bosses Meet PM Narendra Modi
  • Why PM Narendra Modi uses BMW 7-Series as his official vehicle? 06-12-2016 Arjit Garg Why PM Narendra Modi uses BMW 7-Series as his official vehic...
  • Maruti to Transport Cars Using Waterways in India 09-08-2016 Anurag Busi Maruti to Transport Cars Using Waterways in India
  • Nitin Gadkari Visits Tesla Factory in San Francisco 03-08-2016 Anurag Busi Nitin Gadkari Visits Tesla Factory in San Francisco


Helpline