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Delhi Traffic Police step up measures to curb pollution

Intensifying measures to take care of the air pollution disaster within the capital, the Delhi Visitors Police mentioned it can prosecute all automobiles plying with out air pollution beneath management (PUC) certificates. To implement the identical, over 550 personnel have been deployed at greater than 170 areas akin to petrol pumps, pickets, highways and major markets to cease automobiles and verify for legitimate PUC certificates.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Visitors) Manish Kumar Agarwal mentioned, “We had already began engaged on the winter motion plan in October. On the 170 areas, employees will probably be at completely different locations to verify all forms of automobiles. We’re additionally advising commuters to get PUC certificates on the earliest. We wish individuals to breathe clear air and are working in direction of it.”

Following the Delhi Transport Division’s order, the visitors unit can be impounding diesel and petrol automobiles older than 10-15 years previous discovered plying on the street.

“Our winter motion plan is to assist authorities curb air air pollution. Within the final 24 hours, we have now already issued 504 PUC challans to violators and impounded previous petrol (35) and diesel automobiles,” mentioned a senior visitors police officer, after a gathering with Delhi authorities officers.

Most personnel are deployed close to in Delhi.

Officers mentioned vehicles and tractors carrying building materials and rubble are additionally being ‘challaned’ in the event that they aren’t protecting the fabric with a tarpaulin or a sheet, which is necessary beneath a rule issued by the street transport ministry.

“We’ve got fined 873 such automobiles. Some automobiles are additionally being diverted to alternate highways and routes round Delhi to manage visitors and air pollution,” mentioned the officer.

Within the final 10 months, police issued over 59,644 challans for PUC certificates violations and 1,201 challans in opposition to individuals driving 10 to 15-year-old automobiles.

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