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1,092 vehicles undergo pollution test at DTC centres

1,092 vehicles undergo pollution test at DTC centres

New Delhi: The pollution under check (PUC) centres at Delhi Transport Corporation tested nearly 1100 private vehicles on Thursday for emission of pollutants, a senior DTC official said. The PUC centres at DTC bus depots and terminals were opened for private vehicles to undergo the emission tests in view of heavy rush at 940 other such centres across the city.

"A total of 1092 vehicles, including 992 two wheelers and 84 four wheelers underwent the PUC test at DTC centres on Thursday. The number of vehicles which passed the test was 1014 and those that failed it were 78," said DTC's chief general manager(public relations) Dr R S Minhas.

On Wednesday, 701 private vehicles took the PUC tests at these centres, he said.

Delhi's Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday announced that the PUC centres will be opened for private vehicles from 11 am to 7 pm. The government is also inviting applications for opening more PUC centres in the city, he had said.

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