Jalandhar, June 13,2018 ( By Madhur Vyas) : In a bid to check noise pollution in the district under the ‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’, a joint team of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and traffic Police Jalandhar today conducted a special drive for checking use of multi-tone horns/ pressure horns on vehicles and cracker sound emitting silencer on motorcycles.
A team comprising Assistant Environmental Engineer (AEE) Jatinder Kumar and Varun Kumar JEE along with the team of traffic Police led by Assistant Sub Inspector Traffic Police (ASI) Harpreet Singh checked around 30 vehicles including Heavy vehicles and Motorcycles at the Nakodar Chowk. On the occasion two vehicles including a heavy vehicle and Royal Enfield Bullet Motor cycle were issued challan for the violation of the noise pollution rules.
The team appealed the owners of heavy and light vehicles to stop using pressure horns in their vehicles as it causes a lot of noise pollution which was very harmful to the general public. They said that under the mission a special drive has been launched to check the erring people adding that strict action would be taken against the erring vehicles owners who were found violating laws.