Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding PUC compliance in Delhi, 04/02/2019

  • 04/02/2019

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding Pollution Under Control Certificates (PUC) compliance in Delhi.

EPCA had submitted its Minutes of Meeting for NCR region before SC on the possible solutions to increase the number of vehicles registering for PUC and insurance, which included:

a) Insurance companies shall share the details of vehicles issued insurance with Transport Department which shall then issue notices to vehicle owners not having valid PUC.

b) MoRTH to issue public notice/advertisements that PUC certificate is mandatory for vehicle insurance.

c) MoRTH to provide link for insurance companies to update the information on PUC status (checked/declaration obtained) along with the vehicle insurance details.

Apex Court directs that the suggestions by EPCA be worked out on a trial basis and report submitted within six months.