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15 years old three-wheelers to be replaced by electric/CNG vehicles to control pollution in Punjab

Mission Director said that action as provided under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 shall continue to be taken against the vehicles running in violations of the Act. 

Published: 24th January 2020 11:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th January 2020 11:26 AM   |  A+A-

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Photo of electric autos used for representational purposes. (Photo | Shadab Akhtar Rabbani)

By ANI

AMRITSAR: In a bid to curb the menace of air pollution, the Department of Environment and Climate Change under Tandrust Punjab Mission has decided to ensure replacement of more than 15 years old three-wheelers, with electric/CNG three-wheelers.

Department of Environment and Climate Change under Tandrust Punjab Mission has decided to ensure replacement of more than fifteen years old three-wheelers with electric/CNG three-wheelers, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission.

He said that Deputy Commissioners of all major cities have been asked to undertake measures to weed out the old three-wheelers and to provide an opportunity of having Gas/Electric based three-wheelers to the owners of old three-wheelers.

Mission Director said that action as provided under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 shall continue to be taken against the vehicles running in violations of the Act. 

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