Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 10.57.56 PMIn a move to crack down on air pollution, the Delhi government is in the process of levying fines on vehicles without a valid pollution-under-control (PUC) certificate. Senior officials said the government will first start an awareness drive so that citizens can check the polluting levels of their vehicles and take the necessary precautions.

“We have started awareness programmes so that people know they must have a valid PUC. We want to give people time to get their vehicles checked. But after that, we will start taking action. A challan will be issued to those who do not have a valid PUC. The first offence will carry a fine of Rs 1,000. The successive offence will carry a fine of Rs 2,000,” a senior government official told The Indian Express.” The Indian Express. Read it on

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