What initiatives were taken for reducing vehicular air pollution in Delhi?
Has air quality improved in Delhi?
Asked By Priyanshi Kumari
Some of the initiatives taken in Delhi
(a)Introduction of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas):By the order of the supreme court of India, CNG-powered vehicles were introduced at the end of year 2006 to reduce the levels of pollution in Delhi. CNG is a clean fuel that produces very little unburnt particles.
(b) Phasing out of old vehicles
(c) Use of unleaded petrol
(d) Use of low-sulphur petrol and dies
(e) Use of catalytic converters
(f) Application of stringent pollution-level norms for vehicles
(g) Implementation of Bharat stage I, which is equivalent to euro II norms in vehicles of major Indian cities.