Guidelines for environmentally sound facilities for handling and scrapping of end-of- life vehicles (ELV)

These guidelines are issued in suppression of earlier CPCB guidelines published in the year 2019 and aligned with Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Rules, 2021 notified by MoRTH, the Steel Scrap Recycling Policy of Ministry of Steel issued in 2019 and the Automobile Industry Standards for Collection and Dismantling of End-of-Life Vehicles, 2021. These guidelines were revised in consultation with various stakeholders such as Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA); Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MoHI&PE); Ministry of Steel; Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MOEF&CC); Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facilities; etc. These guidelines outline procedures and facilities required for setting up environmentally sound scrapping facilities for ELVs along with compliance requirements under environmental regulations including Waste Management Rules notified under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986,