Delhi-NCR Pollution AQI worsens: BS-III, BS-IV diesel vehicles banned in Gurugram, Faridabad

The BS-lll and BS-lV diesel vehicles are now banned in Faridabad and Gurugram. Yes, this news is true. This news has been recently announced by the government. This decision has been taken because the AQI is currently at its worst point in Delhi, NCR. The pollution level in Delhi, NCR has now crossed its limit. The Transport Commissioner of Haryana has banned the BS-lll petrol and BS-Vl diesel vehicles as the air quality has worsened in Gurugram and Faridabad districts. To learn everything regarding this decision by the Haryana transport commissioner, read this article till the end without missing anything.

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According to the source, the Haryana Transport Commissioner has now officially banned the plying of BS-lll petrol and B-lV disease category of vehicles. This action has been taken as the air quality in Delhi, NCR is going to worsen. This news was officially announced on 7th November 2023, Tuesday. The Gurugram DC Nishant Kumar Yadav gave a statement on Tuesday in which he said that the Transport Commissioner, Haryana has now banned the use of four-wheeler light motor vehicles of Bharat Stage-lll and Bharat Stage-lV categories in Faridabad and Gurugram district. He further said that compliance with these actions has been seriously noted in the entire district. The natives of Gurugram and Faridabad are also cooperating with the administration to control air pollution.

As per the information given by officials, it has been claimed that vehicles that have been banned in the district, are now challenged, and legal action will going to be taken against Section 194 (1) of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. Nishant Kumar Yadav has claimed that the orders have been implemented in Gurugram and Faridabad with immediate effect and the orders are going to remain till 30th November 2023 or till stage 3 of the Graded Response Action Plan is lifted.

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The schools in Gurugram have now also closed. The schools in Delhia are already closed and now the schools in Gurugram have also gone closed because the AQI has worsened. The order regarding the close of schools applies to all the private and government schools in November, This news was announced on 7th November 2023, Tuesday. Schools are going to remain closed till the situation goes normal. The schools are going to continue via online methods till the situation becomes normal. The Air Quality Management Commission and the Pollution Control Commission suggested closing the schools to the government and then the government accepted the recommendation.

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