The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday 18 July 2016 has directed Regional Transport Office (RTO) Delhi to De-Register all Diesel vehicles which are more than 10 year old.
"We hearby direct RTO, Delhi to de-register all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old, from plying of the roads of the national capilal" , a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said.
NGT said that RTO should inform the police about such vehicles for further course of action.
The tribunal passed this order after noting submissions of Delhi Police which said that it has made continuous attempts to stop more than 10 year old vehicles from plying on the roads of the National Capital. But have hardly met any success.