Ministry of Road Transport & Highways - One Nation, One PUC

As per Rule 115(7) of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 - After the expiry of a period of one year from the date on which the motor vehicle was first registered, every such vehicle shall carry a valid Pollution under Control” certificate issued by an agency authorised for this purpose by the State Government." This Ministry has also notified G.S.R. 527(E) dated 06-06-2018 regarding the linkage of PUC data with the VAHAN database.

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways - One Nation, One PUC

This Ministry vide G.S.R. 410(E) dated 14-06-2021 has standardized the PUCC form to a common format to be issued across the country under Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

As per Rule 115(7) of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 - “After the expiry of a period of one year from the date on which the motor vehicle was first registered, every such vehicle shall carry a valid “Pollution under Control” certificate issued by an agency authorised for this purpose by the State Government."

This Ministry has also notified G.S.R. 527(E) dated 06-06-2018 regarding the linkage of PUC data with the VAHAN database. Implementation of the provisions of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 comes under the purview of respective Governments of States/ Union Territories.

This information was given by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.