Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed deep anger and shock at the lackadaisical attitude of the finance minister in this recent budget towards energy guzzling vehicles and the need for public transport in our cities.

Cities all over the world are trying to ease congestion on roads , check car population to free their road space and this latest special report in Down To Earth finds out where India is headed and what lessons can the country learn from them.

Cities all over the world are trying to ease congestion on roads. Not the chocked Indian cities, through. Time to make cars in India pay the real cost of using roads.

Draft report for

This study examined the future of personal transportation in megacities of the world. Of particular interest was the future role of personal vehicles.

Supreme Court order dated 16/04/1999 in M.C. Mehta v. Union of India, WP 13029/1985 on vehicular pollution in Delhi.

28 Sep 2010
For the city of Delhi, an air quality index methodology was proposed and applied for six criteria pollutants - PM10, PM2.5, CO, NOx, SO2, and Ozone and analyzed for trends in the past three years of data. The AQI is reported on a scale of 0 to 500 and subdivided into six colored bins for easy understanding of the common person and the media.