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Pollution Check of Commercial Vehicles in Pune

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  • The temperature of Pune has grown from 39C, 39C, 39C, 43.3C from 2014 to 2017. 

  • According to a TERI report, 43 % of the respondents felt that air quality was getting worse, while 34 % thought there was no change.

  • 90 % felt that climate change was occurring.

  • 44 % respondents feel environment and development can go hand in hand.

  • 37 % favored prioritization of development over the environment.

  • Commercial vehicles like the three-wheeler autos "6 seaters" (tum tums) operate with high pollution emissions.

  • AQI (Air Quality) has worsened in the last three years and the main focus here is to put a serious pollution checks on the vehicles operating on the roads.

  • Evidently, there is no PUC done for these vehicles. It is visible that these autos are operating freely on the roads where the traffic Police have turned a blind eye.

  • India as a whole has a young population with a median age of just 24 years. In Pune, 62% of the population is under 30 with a larger-than-average share of people in the 25-34 age group. The literacy rate in Pune is 86%, with a higher literacy rate of 90% for men and 81% for women.

  • Pune is an ever growing city majorly governed by a well-read and educated force 'junta'.

  • Let's use this force to fight against this war of growing pollution for our succeeding generations and enable them to breed in a green and clean environment.



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