Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) launched a vehicle with mounted equipment to monitor vehicular pollution and to check air pollution in city on Wednesday.
The vehicle fitted with emission monitoring equipment will keep the track of the vehicles that emit smoke beyond the permissible limits. With the launch of this new equipment, RTO officials can check vehicles which emit smoke more than permissible limits and impose fine on those vehicles. Till date, vehicle pollution was not checked due to absence of such equipments, with the launch of the new equipment traffic cops can keep an eye on vehicle causing air pollution.
Deputy Commissioner D Randeep, MCC Commissioner G Jagadeesh, KSPCB scientific officer Kavitha and others were present.