The Delhi government has decided not to issue any more CNG stickers, after police arrested some people for allegedly issuing hundreds of such fake stickers Wednesday. CNG cars are exempted from the Delhi government’s odd-even scheme and cars that run on CNG need to have a sticker issued by the authorities to avail of the exemption.
“Till now, we have issued 3.90 lakh CNG stickers in Delhi and NCR. We have received information about a sting operation on fake CNG stickers and action has been taken against those involved. Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has been briefed and a case of breach of trust registered against the accused,” said Transport Minister Gopal Rai.
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The only outlet where stickers will be available is the CNG station near CGO complex in Lodhi Road, said the minister.
Rai also lauded those Supreme Court judges who had started car-pooling to participate in the odd-even scheme and also hailed the apex court’s decision to restrict entry of vehicles which were not Delhi-bound.
“To implement this, the central government has to coordinate with states in the National Capital Region,” added Rai.
“We will hold a meeting with the Centre soon to discuss the work done on Eastern and Western Peripheral expressways,” said Rai. The expressways, currently under construction, are expected to ease the traffic load on Delhi roads considerably.
“We have collected samples from Sangam Vihar, Ambedkar Nagar, Deoli, Babarpur, Ghonda, Krishna Nagar, Vishwas Nagar, Chhatarpur and Jungpura. The data shows that border areas, like Sangam Vihar, are more polluted than Jungpura. We will also collect samples from New Delhi constituency,” said Rai.