DTC has started operation of CNG Leakage Checking Centers at following six terminals w.e.f. 30.01.2006. These Centers have been started with the directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court and Commissioner (Transport), Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
Nehru Place Terminal
Hauz Khas Terminal
Raja Garden Terminal
Mangol Puri Terminal
Nazaf Garh Terminal
Mayur Vihar Terminal
State Transport Authority has made amendments in the permit condition of stage and contract carriage CNG propelled Omni buses to ensure safety of the commuters and other road users. Now it is mandatory for permit holders to get their vehicles checked for CNG leakage every quarter from the approved centers of DTC. DTC will issue a certificate to the vehicle owner which will be valid for three months from the date of issue.
The checking will be carried out as per the provisions of Annexure-VIII of AIS: 024 standards (Automotive Industry Standards) in regard to CNG Leakage. A fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) will be charged for CNG Leakage checking. In case of leakage, a leakage report will be provided to the operator specifying the point of leakage for rectification of the defect. Rs. 250/- (Rs. Two hundred fifty) only will be charged for rechecking of the vehicle if the vehicle is produced for rechecking within three working days from the date of 1st checking. Rs. 500/- (Rs. Five hundred) only will be charged for rechecking of the vehicle if the vehicle is produced after three working days from the date of 1st checking.
All these centers work for seven days a week, except holidays from 08.30 hours to 17.00 hours. Private operators will have facility to book their vehicle for checking in advance to avoid trip missing of their vehicle.