11000 vehicles of Central Armed Police Forces to be disposed off

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), India has decided to dispose of around 11,000 vehicles belonging to the Central Armed Police Forces of India including of BSF, CRPF, CISF ITBP, SSB, NSG and the Assam Rifles – as part of the Indian Government’s policy to dispose of all automobiles older than 15 years.

Further, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also requested all state governments and Union Territory administrations to replace worn-out operational vehicles with newer, more fuel-efficient models.

The MHA has taken steps to ensure that vehicles that are older than 15 years are scrapped as per the ‘Vehicle Scrapping Policy’ of the Government of India.

In this connection, around 11,000 vehicles of the CAPFs have been identified that are older than 15 years and these vehicles shall be scrapped in a phased manner.

According to an estimate of the MHA, the Central Armed Police Forces together have more than 1 lakh vehicles which are deployed in different parts of the country in multiple tasks.

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