The NCAP has set a national level target of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024 from the 2017 base year.
Earlier on the day, awareness rallies against air pollution were taken out at two locations of the city.
The 132 non-attainment cities covered under NCAP did not meet the prescribed national ambient air quality standards for five consecutive years (2011-2015).
In the first phase, works estimated around `31 crore, including installation of automatic air quality monitoring sensors, water fountains and battery charging-cumswapping stations etc.
The testing protocol of Bharat NCAP shall be aligned with global crash-test protocols factoring in the existing Indian regulations.
The testing protocol of Bharat NCAP will be aligned with global crash test protocols factoring in the existing Indian regulations.
The Minister stressed that Star Ratings of Indian cars based on crash tests is extremely crucial to ensure to increase in the export-worthiness of Indian automobiles.
Volkswagen India has pulled the plug on the Polo hatchback, but is celebrating its iconic run in India with a special edition version known as the Legend.