Gurugram, Oct. 9 -- According to official order, issued Wednesday, by the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) and the district administration Diesel generators will be allowed during 'moderate' and 'poor' air quality conditions in towns across the National Capital Region (NCR), including Gurugram and Faridabad, even after October 15, when the Graded Response Action Plan comes into force.

The EPCA?had earlier maintained that a "blanket ban" on diesel generators would be imposed in NCR towns. Speaking to HT, on October 8, EPCA chairman Bhure Lal had said, "Regardless of prevailing air conditions, the ban on diesel gensets will be imposed as a preventive measure."

However, the latest developm...