Himachal to permit CNG and LPG vehicles plying


    Shimla: Himachal Government would be considering permitting plying of eco-friendly CNG and LPG fuelled vehicles with a view to check the emission of carbon dioxide gases in the environment.
    Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister said that the State Government would be permitting plying of CNG and LPG fuelled vehicles subject to fulfillment of all other conditions. He said that such vehicles would be instrumental in reducing the emission of dangerous gases for the environment and add to the carbon credits of the State. He said that Himachal Pradesh had pioneered by move of protecting the green and serene environment of the entire Himalayan Region and banned use of recycled plastic carry bags followed by complete ban on use of plastic carry bags of different types. He said that the State had already banned green felling which had resulted into increase of green cover and valuable forest wealth had been protected. He said that such endeavours of the state had been appreciated at national and international level.