Follows weak enforcement of order passed last year; cars over 15 years already barred
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has already banned the plying of diesel auto-rickshaws because they create excessive air pollution with poisonous smoke emitting from them.
Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appearing for Ministry of Heavy Industries, told the NGT that other fuels also cause pollution but an impression has been created that diesel is more pollu
The decrease in the number of vehicles being checked has been attributed to the lackadaisical attitude by both PUC centres and vehicle owners.
The motor vehicle department recommended the government not to issue permits for diesel auto-rickshaws in Kochi and Kozhikode.
While CNG and diesel vehicle sales continue to dip, transport department data shows the registration of commercial CNG vehicles increased by 54 per cent - from 19,227 in 2011 to 41, 190 in 2015.
India’s air pollution problem needs to be tackled systematically, taking an all-of-government approach, to reduce the huge burden of associated ill-health.
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NEW DELHI: State-run gas utility GAIL and Indraprastha Gas Ltd, National Capital Territory's sole supplier of natural gas as automotive fuel, on Thursday launched a pilot project to run two-wheeler
Sources said Transport Minister Satyendar Jain discussed the roadmap for the inquiry with officials Wednesday.
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