Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Effects of biofuels on pollution, 09/12/2019
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Effects of biofuels on pollution, 09/12/2019. BS-IV standards adopted from 1st April, 2017. Leapfrogging from BS-IV to BS-VI fuel standards since 1st April, 2018 in NCT of Delhi, in NCR since October 2019 and by 1st April, 2020 in the rest of the country for both fuel as well as vehicles.BS-VI fuel has 1/5 times less sulphur compared to BS-IV. For using heavy duty diesel vehicles, BS-VI has likely reduction of 72% for Hydrocarbons, 88.5% for NOx and 50% for Particulate Matter compared to BS-IV.