Pollution in Delhi : NGT bans government diesel cars
The National Green Tribunal on Friday issued a temporary ban on the registration of new diesel vehicles in Delhi, along with other directions, in an effort to crack down on the alarming pollution levels in the national capital.
1. There are three prime sources of air pollution in NCT, Delhi as well as NCR, the burning of Municipal Solid Waste and other waste in open, dust generated by construction and allied activities including sweeping of roads and finally vehicular pollution.
2. In view of the serious contribution of vehicular pollution to the air quality of NCT, Delhi it is important that the Government should take a serious view and a decision, whether any vehicle particularly Diesel Vehicle (old or new) should be registered in the NCT, Delhi. Read More