BS-VI norms Current Affairs, GK & News

India shifts towards clean Diesel and Petrol from April 1

From April 1, 2020, India will shift to Euro-VI emission compliant from Euro-IV grades that is being followed now. This means that India will shift towards more clean form of fuel. Highlights As India shifts to Euro VI grades, it will join select league of nations using pure and clean fuel. These fuels contain just ..

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12 NCR districts, Agra switch to BS-VI Fuel

The Indian Oil Corporation has stated that Supply of ultra-clean BS-VI grade petrol and diesel has begun in cities adjoining the national capital. The rest of the country will follow suit from April 2020. New Delhi is the first city in the country to leapfrog from BS-IV grade petrol and diesel to BS-VI fuels. Bharat ..

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National Clean Air Programme Launched

The Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). The programme aims to tackle the challenge of increasing pollution in the cities and towns. Features of the Programme The important features of the programme are: It is a five-year action plan with a tentative target of 20-30% reduction in concentrations of PM10 and PM2.5 ..

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