Solely Vans, Tempos That Run On CNG Can Enter Delhi From Saturday

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Delhi, grappling with excessive air pollution ranges, has introduced measures to curb the rise (Representational)

Highlights

  • The capital metropolis is grappling with excessive air pollution ranges
  • The ban will stay until December 3
  • Delhi on Monday lifted the ban on building and demolition actions

New Delhi:

Solely vehicles and tempos that run on Compressed Pure Gasoline (CNG), barring these engaged in important companies, can be allowed to enter Delhi from November 27, Delhi Surroundings Minister Gopal Rai mentioned right this moment. The capital metropolis, grappling with excessive air pollution ranges, had on November 22 banned the entry of heavy items automobiles carrying non-essential gadgets into town to fight air air pollution.

The ban on the entry of vehicles working on different fuels into Delhi will proceed until December 3, he mentioned after a evaluation assembly with senior officers.

Offline lessons in colleges, schools, and different academic establishments – suspended attributable to excessive air pollution ranges – will resume from November 29, the minister mentioned.

All authorities workplaces will open from Monday, he mentioned, urging authorities employees to make use of public transport. Particular buses can be deployed for them, Mr Rai added.

The Delhi authorities on Monday lifted the ban on building and demolition actions because the air high quality confirmed enchancment.

On November 13, town authorities had ordered the closure of all academic establishments in Delhi attributable to excessive air air pollution ranges.