Supreme Court bans sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1, 2017
The Supreme Court has ordered a ban on the registration of new Bharat Stage III vehicles from April 1, 2017 when BS IV emission norms would come in force.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1, 2017 when the Bharat Stage (BS)-IV emission norms for vehicles will come in force. The apex court also clarified that no new BS-III registration will be allowed April 1 onwards. However, BS-III vehicles sold prior to March 31 will be allowed to register and will need to have proof of sale date for those vehicles.