From October, only BS VI buses may travel to Del.

Delhi transportation department sends letter to Delhi transport department . Only BS VI-compliant buses will be permitted in national capital .

Dehradun, October 1: The Delhi transportation department sent a letter indicating that only BS VI-compliant buses would be permitted in the national capital.The Bharat Stage (BS) is a classification system for automobiles that meets emission requirements.They control the ozone level in vehicles.The new BS VI codes are stricter than the previous ones.

50 of them, including 22 Volvo buses, meet the BS VI requirements.According to the department, tenders for 141 buses were launched recently, and the process is set to be complete before October 1.A significant number of tourists travel daily from Uttarakhand, especially Dehradun, to reach the national capital due to its proximity to Delhi.According to the letter sent by special commissioner O P Mishra to the UTC, Delhi's public transportation has been completely converted to CNG, and buses traveling from other states to Delhi's NCT use diesel.

The letter states that I need your help in combating the issue of vehicular pollution by only using BS VI-compliant buses destined to Delhi on 01.10.2022.The letter also references a Supreme Court order requiring that no vehicle complying with the requirements of BS IV be sold or registered in the entire country as of 01.04.2020, and that thereafter only BS VI-compliant vehicles will be sold or registered.NGT has already stated that diesel vehicles with a maximum of ten years of service will not be permitted to operate in the NCR.Hello, we've received the letter in this regard,' said MD UTC Rohit Meena.

The department has invited tender bids for 141 private buses that comply with the BS VI requirements, he said.We are confident that the process will be completed in July, and that we will look at it if more buses are needed.