Over 1.25 lakh old vehicles to be deregistered for pollution control in Noida

When complaining about the order of the National Green Court (NGT), more than 1.250,000 obsolete vehicles registered at Gautam Buddh Nagar will be taken off the road. This is being done to remove diesel and gasoline vehicles older than 10 and 15 years respectively from the national capital region (NCR).

By order of the Uttar Pradesh government, the district transport department has begun a campaign to phase out such vehicles and has been contacting their owners since the beginning of October.

Air quality is getting worse in the capital and with Diwali and straw burning season approaching, governments have taken an interest in keeping the residents of the NCR safer.

“These vehicles will be scrapped or given a no objection certificate (NOC) for use so that they can be used in some districts,” said Assistant Regional Transport Director (ARTO) Siyaram Verma. select not belong NCR. “

Ganesh Saha, Deputy Commissioner of Traffic Police, informed that the police force is also carrying out stricter checks and fines for old vehicles found operating on the road.

By order of the Uttar Pradesh government, such vehicles can be delivered to the 34 districts with better air quality after receiving NOCs from the appropriate regional transport offices.

Gautam Buddh Nagar had 8,26,110 registered vehicles, including 94,299 diesel and 7,31,811 petrol cars, as of October 1, according to transport ministry data.

According to the data, 1,34,073 vehicles, or nearly 15% of all vehicles, will need to be deregistered to comply with green court regulations and state government orders. 25,238 diesel vehicles and 1,08,835 gasoline vehicles are among them.

The government of Uttar Pradesh reiterated the green court’s 2016 directive on the removal of obsolete vehicles from the National Capital Area, stating that the order to deregister obsolete vehicles must be carried out in a fair manner. efficient and non-default.

The NGT directive reads: “All vehicles deregistered in Delhi/NCR will not be allowed to operate in Delhi/NCR. However, authorities will issue NOCs for those vehicles that are registered. signed outside Delhi/NCR. We further clarify that by court order, every state must identify those areas where air dispersion is higher and vehicular density is the least.”

“Diesel vehicles that are more than 15 years old and compliant with BS-I (Bharat Stage) or BS-II will be phased out and no NOC will be issued to deliver the vehicles.”

According to the directive, there are 34 districts that can transfer used vehicles from NCR, including Etawah, Sant Kabir Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar, Kushinagar, Farrukhabad, Jaunpur, Kannauj, Ballia, Sultanpur, Ghazipur, Mainpuri, Pratapgarh, Siddharthnagar, Maharajganj, Shravasti, Auraiyya, Sonbhadra, Fatehpur, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Lakhimpur, Badaun, Balrampur, Hardoi, Bahraich, Orai, Etah, Kasganj, Mahoba, Lalitpur, Chitrakoot, Hamirpur, Amethi and Bijnor.

(With input from PTI)

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