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Centre bans non-essential construction work and polluting four-wheelers

Updated on: 15 January,2024 05:26 AM IST  |  New Delhi
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The curbs include a ban on non-essential construction work and the plying of BS III petrol and BS IV deisel four-wheelers in the region.

Centre bans non-essential construction work and polluting four-wheelers

Vehicles ply on road amid low visibility in New Delhi on Sunday. Pic/PTI

The central government on Sunday ordered a ban on non-essential construction work and plying of BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel four-wheelers in Delhi-NCR amid worsening air quality in the region.


Anticipating a prolonged period of severe air quality, the committee decided to implement GRAP Stage-III curbs immediately to prevent further deterioration. The curbs include a ban on non-essential construction work and the plying of BS III petrol and BS IV deisel four-wheelers in the region.


The Commission for Air Quality Management, noted a significant rise in Delhi’s AQI (458 and 457 at 10 am and 11 am) due to unfavourable climatic conditions and local pollution sources.


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