BS III Petrol & BS-IV diesel cars to be banned in Delhi from October 1.
The revamped Graded Response Action Plan- a set of anti-air pollution measures followed in Delhi and its vicinity according to the severity of the situation will come into force from October 1;15 days before the usual date, said the Commission for Air Quality Management.
The revised plan is part of a new policy formulated by the CAQM to abate air pollution in Delhi. It focuses on proactive implementation of curbs that are basically based on forecasts and restrictions can be imposed up to three days in advance.
Earlier, the authorities would implement the measures only after the PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations touched a particular threshold.
Under the new plan, there is a ban on BS IV four-wheeler diesel vehicles, barring those engaged in ess