No Delhi data on car fumes
New Delhi: Pollution may be at alarming levels in Delhi but the state transport department does not have annual data on the number of "Pollution Under Control " certificates issued by it, the Central Information Commission has lamented.
The CIC has pulled up department officials for "sheer indifference" and directed them "to compile and publish" the numbers of PUC certificates after verifying that the vehicles meet emission norms.
An RTI applicant, Deepak Juneja, had in January sought the number of PUC certificates issued to different classes of vehicles and the number of testing centres. He had also wanted to know the licence fee collected by the department in the last five years.
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