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Emmission of Smoke, Vapours from Motor Vehicles
Rule 115 of Central Motor Vehicle rules govern every Motor vehicle other
than Motor cycles of engine capacity not exceeding 70 cc, manufactured prior
in the 1st day of March 1990 shall be maintained in such condition at shall
be so driven so as to comply with the standards prescribed in the Motor
vehicle rules 1989. Accordingly this department has authorized for
establishing pollution checking centres in the state indicated as below
GOVERNMENT ORDER NO. 49 TR OF 1997 DATED:
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall display banners/Hoardings
prominently for public view. .
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall deploy the authorized
pollution checking personal to undergo training by instrument manufacture
and Motor Vehicles Department (PCD) at the time of initial appointment. They
should also be given refresher course once every two years.
The Authorized Pollution Checking personal shall have diploma in
Auto/Mechanical Engineering or ITI in Motor Mech./Auto Engineering/Diesel
Mech./Tractor Mech. with one year experience., The Authorized Pollution
Centre shall take prior approval of the Motor Vehicles Department in respect
of authorized pollution checking personal. They shall also submit to the
Department the exact signatures of the authorized signatory duly attested.
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall have all the requisite
Licenses and permissions from local and other authorities.
The Authorized pollution Checking Centre shall have facilities for engine
diagnosis and repair of calibration and repair fuel injection pump (F I P)
and fuel injection so that the vehicles which do not conform to prescribed
pollution standards can be rectified by Centre accordingly to ensure
pollution under control In respect of such vehicles. However, workshops not
having (F I P) calibration facilities shall contract with FIP manufacture
authorized dealers for undertaking repair calibration facing of F. I. Pumps.
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall have the Smoke-meters of
the make approved by Ministry of Surface Transport and shall subject to such
Smoke-meter for inspection by the Motor Vehicles Department to ensure proper
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall enter. into annual
Maintenance Contract (AMC) With smoke-meter manufacture or Its authorized
dealer so that It IS regularly serviced and calibration of instrument is
ensured and recorded in a register.
Testing procedure in accordance with the smoke-meter on an operation
manual shall be followed seriously while checking pollution level.
he Authorized Pollution Checking. Centre shall charge fee from the Motor
Vehicle owners for checking and issue of pollution under control Certificate
at the following rates:
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall perform pollution checking
of only those type of vehicles specified in the authorization letter. The
Pollution Checking Centre shall issue the pollution under control
Certificate as the sample prescribed duly signed by the Authorized signatory
only for those vehicles which conform to the standards prescribed under rule
115 (2) of CMV Rule, 1989. The checking shall not issue such certificates to
those vehicles that do not conform to the prescribed pollution lards. No
pollution under control certificate should be issued on chassis No. or
temporary Registration No.
No Pollution under control Certificate shall be issued without mentioning
the date and time of checking and simultaneously enter in the prescribed
register Engine number and Chassis number. of the vehicle checked shall also
be recorded. The pollution under Control Certificate shall be signed only
after pollution checking is done and its entry is made in the register.
Extract of the register of the month and the monthly report should be
submitted to pollution control division latest by 5th of each succeeding
month in the prescribed format (Annexure II).
If it is seen that during inspection or otherwise the smoke-meter does
not conform to standards and calibration/Linear values, the inspecting staff
of Motor Vehicles Department will suspend the pollution checking activities
of pollution checking Centre till the instrument is rectified and certified
by the authorized agent of instrument manufacturer with whom service
contract has been signed. The TCC shall submit this certificate to the
department for grant of approval for recommencement of pollution checking
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall always remain open to
permit inspection by inspecting staff of Motors Vehicles Department so as to
ensure proper facilities to the customers.
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall render Rs.10,000(Rupees
Ten Thousand only) as security deposit to the Motor Vehicles Department,
Govt of J&K. The security deposit will liable to be forfeited if the
pollution checking centre violates any of the terms and conditions of
authorization. In addition to forfeiture the pollution checking centre shall
also be liable to fine ranging from Rs.1000/- to Rs. 15000/-(Rupees One
Thousand to Fifteen Thousand only) and/or cancellation of authorization.
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centre shall render Rs. 5000/-as, fee
for grant of authorization, and Rs. 2500/- for renewal of the same. The
Authorization of Checking Centre would be valid for a period of one year
i.e., from 1st. April to 31st. March.
The authority of authorization/renewal and cancellation shall solely rest
with Motor Vehicles Department, Govt. of J&K.
Renewal and authorization shall be subject to terms and conditions
The appellate authority for any legal dispute shall be Transport
Commissioner, Government of J&K.
The authorization call be suspended or cancelled by Motor Vehicles
Department t Govt. of J&K, after hearing the accused or after making such
enquiry as it deems just and proper. In case, the authorized pollution
Checking Centre is found indulging in any bogus/unlawful activities, both
Owner of the PCC and his concerned employee shall be liable for prosecution.
The Authorized Pollution Checking Centers will agree to indemnify the
Motor Vehicles Department, Govt. of J&K, against any claim, damage or loss
'what-so- ever by reasons of any breach of Authorized Pollution Checking
The workshop meets the conditions laid down in annexure-I (Eligibility
Criteria) and shall continue to fulfill these conditions during the period
of authorization by MVD.
ANNEXURE - II
A workshop established by a vehicle manufacturer, or by its authorized
dealer or a petrol pump dealer or any other qualified person having a
workshop/Training Institute having sufficient arrangements may be.
authorized to set up a Pollution Checking Centre. However, this shall not be
applicable to the Public Sector Undertaking, Govt. Bodies and Defense Unit
having more than 50 vehicles and workshop facilities which seek
authorization for their own vehicles.
The premises where workshop is housed should either be owned by the
applicant or taken on lease by him. The premises should have minimum covered
workshop area, for two boys for repair of vehicles and open parking area for
The workshop shall have the following Equipment/Machinery.
At least one of the members of the staff employed by the PCC, which are
proposed to be authorized as Pollution Checking Personals shall possess the
minimum qualification as prescribed in Para 3 of Annexure No. 1 to 0.0
No.49-TR of 1997 dated 3-9-1997.
The Transport Commissioner,
hereby submit the following information namely:
I hereby solemnly declare that the information given above is
true and correct. Further I, undertake to abide by the rules, regulations
and conditions attached to the authorisation and as prescribed in Motor
Vehicles Act, 1988 and rules framed thereunder.
Signature of the applicant
Received Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty/- only) from
account of fee for application form for establishment of Pollution Checking
Signature of Issuing Official/Officer