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MV Act 2019: Contractors to face up to Rs 1 lakh fine for constructing poor roads

NEW DELHI: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that contractors will be charged uptoRs one lakhfineforconstructingpoorroads and neglecting their proper maintenance under Motor Vehicle Act, 2019.
Sharing a pictorial message, Office of Nitin Gadkari on Twitter wrote: "Under the new Motor Vehicle (MV) Act, the hefty penalty charges are not only levied on common people but also on the contractors, who design faulty roads and neglect basic criteria of road development and its maintenance."

खराब सड़क बनाने पर ठेकेदारों पर भी हो सकता है जुर्माना। #TrafficFines #MotorVehicleAct https://t.co/AfjT38sMwf

— Office Of Nitin Gadkari (@OfficeOfNG) 1569584732000

"Such road contractors would be fined up toRs one lakh," it said.
Transport Unions in various part of the country have been protesting against the hefty fines imposed for violating traffic rules under the newly amended MV Act.
Last month, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had notified the pRead More – Source

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