BS III construction equipment: Report filed in compliance with Hon’ble Supreme Court direction dated 19.7.2019

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has applied to the Hon’ble Supreme Court for permission to register 25 backhoe loaders, Heman BSIII Diesel Vehicles. This is because, as per its application, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) vide its order dated December 11, 2015 had directed that no new diesel vehicles would be registered in NCT Delhi. The North MCD has purchased 25 number of backhoe loaders for the purpose of garbage removal and desilting work by its engineering department. This was done, based on the clarifications issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court through its orders dated 8.5. 2017, where construction equipment of BS III was not included in its order dated 29.3.2017 and 13.4.2017 – stopping the registration of BSIII vehicles as of April 1, 2017 across the country.