On Monday, Supreme Court accepted the Proposal put forward by the Centre regarding the use of colour based stickers on the vehicles in order to identify the vehicles running on polluting fuels.
The Hologram Stickers which will be used have a basic colour scheme , Blue Colour for Petrol and CNG powered vehicles and Orange colour sticker for Diesel powered Vehicle in delhi ncr.
The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) also added that this system will be more effective than the Odd Even vehicle rotation system and that it will help restrict the use of vehicles on days when the pollution level is severe.They also added that this method is already in practise in Paris and has proven to be quite effective.
The EPCA had also told the Court that another effective measure against fighting Air Pollution would be the use of Hydrogen and CNG mixed fuel,as it was cleaner as compared to CNG,they also added that the Indian Oil Corporation has the conversion machine for this as well.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) told the Bench comprising of Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Deepak Gupta to implement the use of the coloured stickers on vehicles in Delhi NCR latest by 30th¬†September 2018.
The Supreme Court also added that the usage of Green colour Plates for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles should also be considered but the Ministry is yet to take a decision regarding this issue.