Karachi: Sindh High Court (SHC) has called transport secretary Sindh on February 14, in a case relating to CNG cylinders in school vans and the public transport.
The court while showing displeasure over ignoring preventive measures in the school van, questioned who issued fitness certificates to such vehicles?
Government’s counsel told that curt that it is by law, not allowed by the govt to use CNG cylinders in school vans and public transport in Sindh.
SCH bench remarked that notifications were released but the implementation of the orders is never made sure. Judge of SHC questioned that who will ensure the implementation of such policies.
“CNG cylinders from 1863 vehicles have been removed in the drive so far,” the SSP traffic apprised the court.
Bench directed to make sure that no provision of gas should be provided to school vans and public transport with the assistance of OGRA. Court also said that more than 18,000 such vehicles in Karachi, but action initiated against only 1800?.
“Adopt new law and new strategy and come out of 1965 period,” the bench commented.