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What is CNG?

CNG means Compact Natural Gas

It is a fuel which can be used as alternative to petrol and diesel

 

Benefits of Using CNG

1. Cleaner Fuel

Smoke from petrol and diesel cars cause lot of pollution.

Use of CNG has helped to make air cleaner

 

2. Saves Costs

Vehicles running on CNG give better mileage and save costs compared to petrol and diesel cars

 

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What initiatives have been taken by cities like Delhi to Prevent Pollution?

1. Compulsory CNG for Public Transport

Use of CNG made compulsory for Public Vehicles like Buses and Auto rickshaw

 

2. Odd Even Scheme

Delhi govt also launched Odd Even Schemes to reduce air pollution

On Odd Days, odd numbered vehicles run and on even dates even numbered vehicles run

 

 

 

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What is Traditionally Used as Fuel in Cities? Petrol Cars Diesel Cars Problems Smoke form Vehicles Causes Air Pollution Petroleum is in Limited Supply (Will be exhausted in future) Higher Cost of Running Vehicles New Alternative Measures to Reduce Pollution Using CNG It is a cleaner fuel, doesn’t cause pollution, Saves Cost (Better Mileage) Using Electric Vehicles/E-Rickshaw It also doesn’t cause pollution Saves Cost (Better Mileage) Car Pooling Two or More People Share one car Saves Costs, Reduces Pollution and Traffic Scheme launched by Govt to Reduce Pollution As per ODD Even Scheme of Delhi Govt Odd numbered vehicles to operate on odd days Even numbered vehicles on Even Days Fuel for Vehicles in Urban Areas Traditional Petrol Cars Diesel Cars Causes Pollution Higher Cost of Running What should be done for Sustainable Development Use should Be Reduced Example Car Pooling and Public Transport Odd Even Scheme New CNG Cars Electric Cars Low Pollution Better Mileage What should be done for Sustainable Development Use should be encouraged Example Making CNG Compulsory Providing Subsidy/Discount on Electric Cars

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