In a recent development for controlling pollution, the Delhi government has made the PUC certificates compulsory for all the central government ministers to run their vehicles on road.
On Monday, government declared that under the scheme all the central government ministers have to undergo a compulsory pollution check for their vehicles in order to receive a PUC certificates.
According to the sources, this new scheme was introduced by the AAP government after it received several complaints alleging that none of the government vehicles are complying with the odd-even vehicle rules that has been introduced in Delhi from Jan 1, 2016.
The letter has already been sent by the pollution control division of transport department to all the central government offices and other government departments. Sources say that this step by the AAP government has come up at a very crucial time when the city is dealing with a high level of air pollution. Recently to control this distressingly growing air pollution government has also introduced the Motor Vehicle Act which came into force in the early Jan, 2016.
The Delhi government has also made a strong comment that all the government officials are charged to ensure that all the vehicles are undergoing the mandatory pollution check. Added to this the central has also asked all the vehicles to go under emission checks on a regular basis and get their certificates renewed.
Sources have also confirmed that, there will be 388 centres for the CNG vehicles and 273 centres for the diesel-driven vehicles to issue PUC certificates across the capital.