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How to Find a PUC near me?

Have you ever asked yourself “Where is a PUC near me?” in order to get your PUC certificate renewed? This article will tell you exactly how to locate the nearest PUC center and get your PUC certificate.
We will also give you the exact steps you need to follow to find the nearest PUC center to you. We will talk about the following:

  • Steps to locate a PUC near you
  • PUC centers in Maharashtra
  • Importance of PUC

Steps to locate a PUC near you

You can locate the nearest PUC to you by following these steps:

  • Search for ‘PUC Center List’: You will need to search for ‘PUC Center List’ on your preferred search engine. Once you’ve searched for it, kindly navigate to the official PUC Center List tool by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
  • Enter Details: Once you are on the official PUC Center List tool, you will need to enter your State and your Office.
  • PUC Near Me: Now, once you’ve entered your State and your Office, the PUC Center List tool will mention a list of all of the PUC centers in your jurisdiction.
  • Export to PDF: Now, in order for you to locate a PUC near you, you will need to export this data by clicking on ‘Export to PDF’ and download the PDF.
  • Search the PDF: Now that you have downloaded the PDF, search the PDF by pressing ‘Ctrl and F together.’ Now enter your Pin code, if there is an authorized PUC center in your location, it will then be highlighted on the search. If not, then try entering pin codes or places near your location.

Alternatively, you can also navigate through the PDF to manually find your nearest PUC center.

PUC near me tool
PUC Center locator tool by the Ministry of Transport

PUC Centers in Maharashtra

You can find your nearest PUC (pollution under control) center in Maharashtra by following the steps mentioned above. Alternatively, you can also directly access a list of all of the PUC centers in Maharashtra by visiting the official PDF issued by the Ministry of Transport of Maharashtra.

Once you open the PDF, just put in your pin code and locate your nearest PUC center. It’s as simple as that.

Importance of PUC

Mentioned within are some of the most important benefits of ensuring that you do your vehicles PUC in a time to time manner.

  • Fines and penalties: Driving without a valid PUC will lead to a fine of Rs. 1000 for first time offenders and Rs. 2000 for repeat offenders.
  • It is mandatory: It is mandatory for every vehicle on the road to have a valid PUC under section 190 (2) of the Motor Vehicle Act.
  • Keeps pollution under check: Doing regular PUC checks will ensure that the pollution caused by vehicles is reasonably under check.
  • Keeps your car healthy: A PUC test finds out if there are any issues within your vehicle. If the emissions are higher than normal, it indicates an issue within your vehicle that needs to be diagnosed and fixed.
  • PUC is mandatory for insurance: If you are looking to buy motor insurance, you first need to show the insurance company a valid copy of your vehicles PUC, only then the motor insurance company can issue a motor insurance policy for your vehicle.

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