Ban on registration of over 2000 cc diesel vehicles until March 31.
- SC has banned the registration of all diesel SUVs and luxury cars in the entire NCR of Delhi.
- The SC ruling aims at curbing the alarming pollution level in Delhi.
- Trucks carrying goods for Delhi will have to shell out a steep environment compensation charge (ECC).
- These diesel vehicles produce much more carcinogenic nitrogen oxide than petrol cars and are one main source of Particulate Matters.