How To Open An Authorized Vehicle Pollution Checking Centre In India

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Pollution Control Checking Centre: If you are planning to open your own Pollution Control Checking Centre (PUC Center in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi or any other city in India so this article will be the best choice for you why because PUC centre is the best platform to run your own business in Indian territory.

In this article, we will learn what is PUC basically in India and its costs, land requirement, how to start this business

What are step to open Authorized Pollution Checking Centre

The Delhi motor vehicle rules started in 1993, the checking centres started at the petrol pump, workshop to act as pollution checking centre and is empowered to grant the authorisation. an application for authorization for pollution checking centre shall be made by an applicant on the letterhead of its firm in the prescribed format and documents as detailed in the format along with prescribed fee in the form of bank draft in favour of the ”commissioner transport Delhi”.

At present, the fee is Fees is 5000/ (rs five thousand only). the applicant is also required to furnish an affidavit on RS 10\- non-judicial paper conforming to the terms and conditions of authorisation only one who has engineering in motor mechanics, auto mechanics, auto mechanics, SCOOTER MECHANICS OR ITI DEGREE CAN ONLY OPEN A PUC CENTRE.

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What are the instruments and equipment required PUC center?

FOR CHECKING OF DIESEL VEHICLES

  1. AN approved make of smoke meter as per the guidelines laid down under rule 116 (3) of the central moter vehicles rules 1989 (with rs 232 port and whenever Rs. 232 port is not build in, a suitable adapter to convert Analog to digital signal.)
  2. A Computer with atleast :
    1. 1 GIGAHARTZ(GHZ) OR FASTER 32-BIT

(X 86) OR 64- BIT (X 64) Processor.

  • 100 GB available hard disk space ( 32-bit)/ (64- bit)
    • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM ( 32- BIT ) OR 2 GB RAM ( 64- BIT )
      • A 17 – INCH COLOR MONITOR AND KEYBOAED WITH MOUSE .
        • 4 USB PORT , 2 SERIAL PORT, 1 PARALLEL ? PRINTER PORT
          • JAVA 9 JDK) 1.8
          • WINDOWS IOS 9 ( LICENSED VERSION.

WHAT ARE QUALIFICATION REQUIRED FOR THE PUC OPERATION?

THE Person who actually performs the pollution check must be held at least a valid certificate in automobile engineering or motor mechanics \  auto mechanics \ diesel mechanics or its equivalent as issued by a recognized industrial Training institute this operator should be in regular employment at the concerned centre. the person performing the test must also be knowledgeable about the precise procedures to conduct minor repairs or adjustment s with the pollution level of vehicles can be brought down, at the sometimes ensuring that the vehicles engine’s performance is not certificated in any way.

FAQ’s For pollution checking centres

To whom We can Connect?

You need to approach your city’s transport commissioner’s office which authorized to give sanction to a service station petrol pump or workshop as  POLLUTION CHECKING CENTRE.

Pollution Control Checking Centre authorization validity ?

Starting from the date of issue, You can retain the authorisation for 1 year only, After that, your centres will get a fresh authorization for next another 1 year. After that, you can renew at regular intervals.

How to start polution center

Who can take Pollution Control Checking Centre ?

  • A retail outlet of an oil company
      • An authorized worksho of a vehicles manufacturer.
        • An individual.
        • A firm or company.

Pollution Control Checking Centre Site Requirement?

It should be a petrol pump or retail outlet of an oil company or it should be an authorized workshop of a manufacturer of vehicles having minimum workshop space of 400 sq. ft for checking 4 wheel and other vehicles or in case of an individual \ firm\ company, the minimum space requirement is 200 sq. ft the conforming area, with adequate parking space to ensure there are no traffic jams. & the general public is not hampered in any case.

Pollution Control Checking Centre Setup Cost ?

the fee for Pollution Control Checking Centre varies from one State to another.
here are the details for Delhi state, it includes:

  • Application fee [Gov Charge]: Rs 5000/-
  • Annual renewal fee [Gov Charge]: Rs 5000/-

For Jammu and Kashmir State, it includes:

  • Security Deposit [Refundable]: Rs. 10000/-
  • Authorization fee [gov]: Rs 7000/-
  • Annual renewal fee: Rs 3000/-


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