Delhi NCR Pollution: Like every year, the country’s capital Delhi and NCR areas are facing the brunt of pollution this time too. Smog has started expanding its reach in Delhi-NCR. Amidst the continuously worsening situation, a big step has been taken in Gurugram and Faridabad falling in NCR. Yes, after Delhi, BS-3 petrol and BS-4 vehicles have been banned in Gurugram and Faridabad.
These vehicles will not be able to drive in Gurugram and Faridabad
In the order issued for Gurugram and Faridabad, it has been said that in view of the increasing threat of pollution, BS-3 petrol and BS-4 four-wheelers have been banned till November 30, 2023. These restrictions will continue till the third phase of lockdown is implemented.
This decision was taken considering the pollution level
In this regard, Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav said on Tuesday that these steps have been taken for Gurugram and Faridabad keeping in mind the continuously worsening situation due to pollution. He said that people are also being advised to use public sector vehicles instead of their personal vehicles.
He said that if anyone uses banned vehicles, legal action will be taken against him under Section 194 (1) of the Motor Vehicle Act 1988. Also, a fine of Rs 20 thousand will be imposed for not following the rules.
Ban imposed in Noida also
For your information, let us tell you that the use of BS-3 petrol and BS-4 diesel vehicles has also been banned in Noida and Gautam Buddha Nagar of Uttar Pradesh. Besides, petrol vehicles older than 15 years and diesel vehicles older than 10 years have also been banned in Noida. However, CNG, LNG and electric vehicles can be used as before.
This campaign is going on in Noida
At the same time, Noida Police is running a campaign to switch off vehicle engines at traffic signals in the city. Also, emphasis is being laid on using more and more public sector vehicles. On the other hand, after the implementation of the fourth phase of lockdown in Delhi, the entry of trucks carrying non-essential goods has been banned.
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