NEW DELHI: In a move that could benefit over 90,000 auto drivers, the Delhi government on Tuesday waived off the vehicle's fitness test fee and significantly scaled down various charges including penalties.
In June the ruling AAP had hiked auto fares by over 18 per cent.
However, the fees covered by Delhi Motor Vehicle Rules, 1993, will come into effect from October 15 after due changes in it by the transport department," a transport department official said.
The late fee penalty on fitness test, which is presently Rs 1,000 along with Rs 50 per day, has now be decreased to Rs 300 and Rs 20 per day.
The penalty amount of Rs 500 per month has been brought down to Rs 100 per month.
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