Delhi government’s plan to curb pollution has created quite an uproar in the city, as well as the rest of the country. This plan, effective from January 1,
The effectiveness of the plan has already been echoed in various other cities. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is planning to approach a similar but advanced method to lower the number of vehicles on the road. According to the AMC, imposing such rules has its own demerits. If implemented in the long term, the fact that rich people will prefer to keep two cars can’t be overlooked. Such steps won’t fulfil the motive of the whole idea – to reduce pollution. Curbing a large number of vehicles will definitely increase pressure on the public transport systems. For a commoner, it is difficult to assure a safe and sound journey without establishing advanced transport system.
The government can’t stop people from registering new vehicles every day. Therefore, this implementation can simply be a step forward – to motivate people to use public transportation, in order to reduce traffic and pollution. However, to make the implementation people-friendly, the government still needs to take some additional steps. Merging people’s consent and motivation along with factual evidence only can make
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