The Ministry of Roads, Transport and National Highways has extended the deadline for documents related to any motor vehicle related matter to July 31. Nirmaya will apply to all documents that expire on any date after 1 February 2020. Thus people across the country have got relief from it.
If the validation process of a document is not completed after February 1, 2020, there will be no penalty or late fee. In the current state of emergency, if any document related to motor vehicles is pending or new or has not been renewed, no penalty or late fee will be charged till July 31, 2020.
Earlier the deadline was extended to March
Earlier, on March 30, 2020, the deadline for documents required under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 and the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 was extended. An earlier statement had said that the renewal of the documents, which ended on February 1, 2020, would be completed by June 30.
Documents have expired but may be renewed due to lockdown, they will have to pay a late fee. There are some cases where payment has been completed, but the service or renewal process is still pending.