New Delhi, September 11: In order to combat the climate issues, the vehicle emissions which contribute as the major factor behind the climate change; the Delhi State Transport Authority (STA) gave a nod to allow battery and CNG-run for four-wheelers under its ‘eco-friendly service’. Till now license was only given to three-wheeler green vehicles.
Approving the expansion of the ‘eco-friendly service’ to include in its ambit green four- wheelers will help boost last-mile connectivity in the city, an official said.
“The STA Board members in a meeting last week mooted a proposal for giving permits to CNG- and battery-operated four-wheelers under the eco-friendly service,” said a member of the Board.
The move will address the last-mile connectivity issue by boosting the numbers of vehicles plying under the, co- friendly service’, he said. The ‘eco-friendly service’ permits, launched in 2002 were given to 632 vehicles most of which are nearing the stipulated 15 years on the road and a proposal for their replacement is also recommended by the Board, the official said.