The Delhi Site visitors on Thursday issued an advisory prohibiting entry of vehicles, besides these carrying important objects, within the metropolis until November 21 after the Fee for Air High quality Administration (CAQM) issued pointers to fight deteriorating air high quality in Delhi-NCR. Police mentioned they’ve deployed groups in any respect pickets and 15 border areas.
On Thursday, a senior officer from the site visitors division mentioned they issued a warning and stopped over 500 vehicles on the borders, hours after the advisory. “We already had a dialogue with our counterparts in Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad they usually managed to cease and divert most variety of autos. Nonetheless, some tractors and vehicles that entered Delhi and our groups had been vigilant and stopped lots of them. We’re additionally working with 17 groups of the Delhi transport division to cease autos and problem challans,” mentioned the officer.
Particular Commissioner of Police (Site visitors) Manish Kumar Agarwal mentioned the division is implementing all measures suggested to curb air pollution. “We’re speaking to different departments, truck unions, drivers and homeowners to make ample preparations for correct parking and halting autos outdoors Delhi borders. We’ve got prompt that they use warehouses and transport hubs until additional orders,” mentioned Agarwal.
The Delhi Police has already deployed personnel at greater than 170 areas to cease autos and test for legitimate PUC certificates and impound diesel and petrol autos older than 10-15 years previous if discovered plying on the highway.
“We’re additionally utilizing Google Maps to determine congested areas. We’re deploying personnel to decongest 77 main corridors and 13 air pollution hotspots corresponding to Anand Vihar, Bawana, Dwarka, Jahangirpuri, Mundka, Okhla, Punjabi Bagh, RK Puram and many others..,” mentioned Agarwal.