According to a WHO analysis of 1,650 global cities, the air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) is among the worst in the world. Air pollution kills around 2 million people annually in India, making it the seventh deadliest cause of death.
Vehicle owners who do not have valid PUC certifications will receive notifications on their doorstep from the Delhi government's transport department. The fine for drivers without PUC certificates is ₹ 10,000, paid in the form of a challan. Furthermore, a driving license suspension of up to three months is possible.
The Delhi air pollution issue is being addressed in several ways by the government. The Environment Department has also conducted anti-dust and anti-open burning campaigns in addition to the "Red Light On - Car Off" on Delhi's highways. The Transport Department has also been working to lower air pollution at its current level in such a situation.
The Family Department's employees claim that many vehicles are operating on Delhi's roads without PUC. The city's climate is getting worse due to the toxins these vehicles emit. According to reports, 17,24,891 automobiles Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates are no longer valid. The Transport Department is getting ready to step up its enforcement of these automobiles.
Vehicles used for transportation are a significant source of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and other pollutants. In Delhi, one of the most polluted cities, the city's transport department has decided to take strict action against vehicle owners with fake pollution certificates. Vehicle owners who do not have valid PUC certifications may begin receiving notifications from the Delhi government's transport department to control the pollution.