Tata Motors Inks MoU with Maharashtra Govt to Facilitate Vehicle Scrappage
Tata Motors has announced that it has joined associated with the Maharashtra government to support setting up of a registered vehicle scrapping facility (RVSF) in the state.
The auto major has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state government to aid in setting up the scrappage centre with a recycling capacity of up to 35,000 vehicles a year for end-of-life passenger and commercial vehicles.
The state industries, energy and labour department will support in facilitating the necessary approvals as per the rules and regulations for setting up of the facility, the company said.
In a statement, Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors says, "Besides the well-known benefits that appropriate vehicle scrapping offers boosting the setup of a circular economy, this initiative will also help in reiterating our commitment to strengthen our leadership in sustainable mobility space. We are proud to partner with the policymakers on this initiative of setting up scrapping facilities across the country. It is the beginning of a new chapter and a step in the right direction for India's transportation sector.”
Tata Motors had earlier signed an MoU with the Gujarat government for setting up a scrapping facility in Ahmedabad.