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Pollution paper, please: 80 lakh cars, 18 days to avoid scramble at pumps

Source: Indian Express, Date: November , 2014

The Delhi government is set to implement its decision to make pollution control certificates (PUC) mandatory for refueling at pumps and it has only 18 days to ensure 80 lakh vehicles comply. Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung had last month approved the proposal but there is now anxiety about a last-minute scramble. Chief secretary D M Spolia on Wednesday took stock of the government’s preparedness and asked the departments of transport, environment, food and supply and the traffic police to work in tandem to create awareness. Anticipating a rush of motorists to seek PUCs December 1 onwards, it was decided in Wednesday’s meeting to increase the number of PUC issue centres and keep them open longer. Delhi has about 80 lakh vehicles plying on its roads.

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