Delhi Air Pollution 2020 Diesel generators banned in Delhi from Thursday till further orders


New Delhi, Pratr / ANI. The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has banned the use of diesel, petrol and kerosene-powered generator sets, except essential and emergency services, from Thursday, 15 October, to curb the rapidly increasing air pollution in the capital Delhi. This ban on generators will continue till further orders. During this time, only hospitals, railways and essential services will be allowed to run generators. Apart from this, action will be taken against him if found operating it anywhere.

It was informed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, i.e. DPCC. The DPCC said that diesel, petrol and kerosene-powered generators have been banned since October 15, except for emergency services in the capital Delhi.

EPCA had already given information

Earlier, on 6 October, the Environment Protection and Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) made it clear to the state governments related to the cities of Delhi-NCR that diesel generators would be completely closed from 15 October to 15 March. During this time its use will be banned in any company or elsewhere.

Grape will be applicable in entire Delhi-NCR

Please tell that under the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap), this time, diesel generators will be closed in the entire Delhi-NCR in winter. EPCA will not give any rebate on any basis due to Corona. Actually, such a ban was also imposed last year, but some state governments have demanded relaxation in it. It was then argued that there are many residential colonies and commercial establishments that rely solely on diesel generator sets for electricity. The EPCA then deferred on the condition that no excuse would be heard in the winter of 2020.

Pollution can prove more dangerous this time

EPCA members and doctors have warned people that pollution this winter may prove more dangerous due to corona infection. Diesel generator smoke affects lungs. In such a situation, it is important to be healthy for the lungs to fight the corona.

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