Kejriwal government bans entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, know why

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday banned the entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, in view of the possibility of increasing pollution in the coming winter season. On Wednesday, the Kejriwal government had urged Haryana to allow only BS VI-compliant buses to enter Delhi […]
 


Kejriwal government bans entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, know why

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday banned the entry of medium and heavy vehicles in Delhi from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, in view of the possibility of increasing pollution in the coming winter season. On Wednesday, the Kejriwal government had urged Haryana to allow only BS VI-compliant buses to enter Delhi to help check air pollution in the city.

 

The letter dated June 15, written by OP Mishra, Special Commissioner for Transport, said the air pollution situation in the national capital has attracted the attention of the Supreme Court and the CAQM (Commission for Air Quality Management in Delhi and NCR). Who has issued instructions for effective regulation of air pollution and vehicular pollution.

The Supreme Court, in its order on October 14, 2018, had directed that with effect from April 1, 2020, no motor vehicle compliant with BS IV emission standard shall be sold or registered across the country and only BS VI compliant vehicles shall be allowed to operate. is allowed. sold or registered, the letter said.

“It is important to mention that public transport in Delhi has been completely switched over to CNG, while buses plying from other states to the NCT of Delhi continue to use diesel.

“To get a concrete result with respect to pollution, efforts of all stakeholders including neighboring states are required,” therefore, I am concerned with the problem of pollution of vehicles by deploying only BS VI compliant buses destined for Delhi with effect from 01 10.2022. I want your support to deal with it. ,” it said.