In a meeting with transporters, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal directed the transport department to examine and submit its preliminary report by next week on the proposal.
    
The transporters said they shared the government's view regarding the deteriorating air quality in Delhi and the neighbouring National Capital Region.

"We requested the government to set up integrated freight complexes at Narela, Madanpur Khadar, Nazarfgarh and Dwarka which is also proposed in Master Plan 2021. If these complexes are open it will help in making the city congestion free and will also reduce air pollution," Delhi Transporter's Association's general secretary Sandeep Jain said.

During the meeting, the department of transport asked the transporters to make optimum use of existing facilities for them at Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar and in Punjabi Bagh.

The repercussions of the National Green Tribunal order banning diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years-old were also discussed in the meeting.

In their presentation, the transporters stated that they are willing to contribute towards making the national capital free of congestion, traffic jams and encroachment along with reduction in air pollution.

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