As per the provisions of the new Road Transport & Safety Bill 2014, which is due for a parliamentary debate and approval, it will be mandatory to have a parking lot before a person buys a car.
The fresh application for vehicle registration shall be accompanied by proof of parking space duly specified by the local government authority, a move that's going to make buying cars somewhat difficult, if not cumbersome.
While the auto industry views the move largely as an obstacle, government officials say the proposal will increase awareness on the responsibility of having a parking space for car owners, and will go a long way to promote a policy of dedicated place for cars and other passenger vehicles right from the planning stage. The auto industry has voiced its concerns through the apex body SIAM. New Transport Bill seeks proof of parking for registrations - The Economic Times