In gentle of the rising air pollution and declining high quality of the air within the nation’s capital, the Delhi Police issued challans to over 2,200 automobiles on Sunday, in response to officers.
In keeping with the Motor Car Act, working outdated diesel or petrol vehicles and vans within the nation’s capital whereas transporting non-essential items carries a challan of Rs 20,000.
Delhi has twenty main borders, in response to a senior police officer: Rajokari, Kapashera, Badarpur, Kalindi Kunj, Tikri, Auchandi, Bhopura, Apsara, Chilla, and Singhu.
“In the nation’s capital, where we have stationed personnel, there are twenty main borders. The vehicles that are not intended are being returned as we carry out GRAP IV’s instructions. Cars transporting necessities, however, are permitted,” he mentioned.
“There are 13 pollution hot spots in the city where we have deployed the staff. The joint drive is being carried out with the MCD against the encroachment and unauthorised parking. We have deployed our staff during peak hours at the traffic congestion areas to ensure that the movement of traffic would not be affected,” the officer mentioned.
In keeping with the info shared by Delhi Site visitors Police, they’ve stopped 6,757 automobiles within the nationwide capital on Sunday and challaned 2,216 automobiles — 1,024 for not having Air pollution Beneath Management (PUC) certificates, 217 challans have been issued to BS-III and 975 to BS-IV automobiles.
Beneath Stage IV of the Graded Response Motion Plan (GRAP), solely CNG, electrical and BS VI-compliant automobiles from different states are allowed to enter Delhi. Exemptions are granted solely to these concerned in important companies. All medium and heavy items automobiles not engaged in important companies are additionally banned within the capital, in response to the most recent order of the Fee for Air High quality Administration (CAQM).
The Delhi Site visitors Police has been making efforts to mitigate air air pollution stemming from vehicular emissions by specializing in regulation, intensive high quality prosecution, particular drives, built-in night time checking and engineering intervention.
In October, the Delhi Site visitors Police issued 17,989 challans to the automobiles for not having a PUCC, 58 challans of the vans carrying sand/mud with out protecting, 31 challans to old-age diesel/petrol automobiles (greater than 15/10 years), the info acknowledged.
The 24-hour common Air High quality Index (AQI), recorded at 4 pm day-after-day, worsened from 415 on Saturday to 454 on Sunday, prompting the Centre to implement all emergency measures mandated underneath the ultimate Stage IV of its air air pollution management plan known as GRAP.
GRAP categorises actions into 4 levels: Stage I – ‘Poor’ (AQI 201-300); Stage II – ‘Very Poor’ (AQI 301-400); Stage III – ‘Severe’ (AQI 401-450); and Stage IV – ‘Severe Plus’ (AQI >450).