Government of Maharashtra, through the Industries, Energy and Labour Department, has signed an MoU with Cero, Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt Ltd, to set up additional vehicle scrapping centres in Maharashtra. With a planned capacity of 40,000 vehicles annually, the proposed scrappage centres will have the capacity of recycling end-of-life two & three-wheelers, passenger & commercial vehicles in accordance with all the legal and environmental norms prescribed by CPCB and guidelines provided by MoRTH. Currently, in Maharashtra, Cero already has a state-of-the-art recycling facility at Pune and is looking to set up four additional facilities in the cities of Mumbai, Nagpur, Aurangabad and Nashik. Cero, a joint venture between Mahindra Accelo and MSTC was set up in 2018 and has world-class recycling facilities across the country. Currently, Cero is present at 11 locations, including Greater Noida, Chennai, Pune, Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Indore, Hyderabad and Kolkata through its collection and dismantling centres. Very soon, Cero will be present in pan India with more than 25 locations.