New Rules: Delhi government is going to take necessary steps regarding e-commerce companies, food delivery services, and cab aggregators to use fully electric vehicles and petrol pumps not to give petrol to vehicles without a pollution-under-check (PUC) certificate. Is. The officials have given this information.

Giving information about this, an official said, "Government is going to take 2 big steps to check pollution of vehicles in which we will ask all aggregators including Zomato, Swiggy, Ola, Uber to switch completely to electric vehicles. These services account for 30 percent of the registered vehicles.

"We are also considering instructing dealers and petrol pumps not to supply fuel to vehicles without a PUC certificate," the official said. Directions in this regard under the Environment (Protection) Act are expected to be issued this week. When asked whether any time frame would be given to aggregators to switch to electric vehicles, a senior transport department official said, "It will be done in several phases. We will soon issue the draft guidelines."

The Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, introduced in August 2020, aims to increase the share of EVs in total vehicle sales to 25 percent by 2024. Flipkart has set a worldwide target to convert their last-of-meal order deliveries to electric vehicles by 2030 and FedEx by 2040. Whereas DHL has set a target of 60 percent electric vehicles in its vehicles.