Delhi: Parking fee hiked by four times

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In a bid to curb air pollution, the Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) has hiked the parking fees by four times in Delhi to reduce air pollution from the city.

It was reported that the decision was taken up by the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA).

The supreme court discouraged people to use private vehicles as air pollution has touched the alarming proportions on Tuesday.

This decision was taken after the meeting taken place of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA).

It was learned that National Capital Region saw the air quality and smog worst affected.

Following this, it was discovered that the after Diwali, a yellow blanket of smog was seen heavily in the sky.

The tribunal has asked for the reply from the state governments by November 9, 2017.

In Dwarka and NCR, the air quality was measured between 400-420.

Reports say, the pollution levels rise to the dangerous level with 18 out of 21 active pollution monitoring stations, which was recorded as the dangerous air quality.

However, if the situation becomes worse in next 48 hours, it was recommended that the schools would shut.

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