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Policy action

Agartala plans to be a CNG run city by 2013 and is also promoting battery operated vehicles. First generation reforms to improve fuel quality and enforce EURO norms have been successfully implemented.

 

Action on vehicles

  • Euro II and Euro III norms for vehicles and fuels

  • Strengthened PUC system with new equipment and norms;

  • Plans to make all public and private vehicles in Agartala run on CNG by 2013.

  • 788 CNG autos, and 65 cars/ taxis in 2008-09

  • Phasing out  of old vehicles

  • New buses introduced

  • Entry time of transit commercial vehicles restricted

  • Battery operated three wheelers are being encouraged.

 

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