Trucks entering Delhi to pay environmental tax, says NGT

New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Acting tough to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed all commercial vehicles, including trucks, entering Delhi to pay environmental compensation charge in addition to the toll tax.

The green panel ordered that the compensation would be payable at the rates of Rs. 700 for two-axle vehicles, Rs 1,000 for three-axle and Rs 500 for four-axle and above.

The Tribunal Bench giving this order added that the collected amount would be used for improving the ambient air quality of the national capital. (ANI)

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