Delhi Government Bans Entry of Medium, Heavy Vehicles Into National Capital From October 1 to Curb Pollution

Delhi Government Bans Entry of Medium, Heavy Vehicles Into National Capital From October 1 to Curb Pollution

New Delhi, June 23: The on Thursday announced a ban on entry of medium and heavy vehicles in the city from October 1 to February 28 next year, to keep a check on pollution levels in this winter.

The had also written on June 15 to its neighbouring states, including and Uttar Pradesh, urging them to allow only BS VI-compliant buses to enter the city from October 1 in order to help control air pollution. Delhi: Can Shorten by Almost 10 Years in World’s Most Polluted City, Says Study.

The letter written by Special Commissioner, Transport, O.P. Mishra said that the situation of in the national capital has attracted the of the Supreme Court and the CAQM (Commission of Air Quality Management in Delhi and NCR), both of which have issued directions for effective regulation of and vehicular pollution.

Every year, the capital city witnesses high levels of in the winter months from October due to a multitude of factors, including stubble burning and vehicular traffic leading to the breathing and other problems.

(The above story first appeared on Fresh Headline on Jun 23, 2022 08:47 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website freshheadline.com).

//colombai try{ (function() { var cads = document.createElement("script"); cads.async = true; cads.type = "text/javascript"; cads.src = "https://static.clmbtech.com/ase/80185/3040/c1.js"; var node = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; node.parentNode.insertBefore(cads, node); })(); }catch(e){}

} });