Supreme Court directs CPCB to receive one per cent Environment protection charge from manufacturers/dealers in Delhi & National Capital region

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Supreme Court directs CPCB to receive one per cent Environment protection charge from manufacturers/dealers in Delhi & National Capital region

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Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed all manufacturers/dealers of Delhi-NCR, selling diesel cars with engine capacity of 2000 cc and above, to pay 1% Environment Protection Charge (1% of Ex-Showroom price of the vehicle). Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has been directed by Hon’ble Supreme Court to open a separate account for this purpose in a Scheduled Public Sector bank. Therefore, CPCB has opened an account for this purpose in Union Bank of India, the details of which are furnished under:

Account Name: CPCB-EPC

Account No.: 532702010008813

Bank: Union Bank of India

While depositing 1% EPC, the following details may be mentioned in pay-in-slip at the bank counter.

a. CPCB-EPC, Account No. 532702010008813

b. By DD/Cash towards Vehicle VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)

c. Dealer details

The Supreme Court’s instructions came in the matter of M.C Mehta vs UOI (W.P (Civil) No. 13029/1985) on Environment Protection Charge.

In case of any difficulty, the branch manager of IP Extension, Delhi. Mobile No. 9910800221, phone no. 011-22378395 can be contacted.