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Vehicles emitting excessive smoke in Meghalaya are now under the scanner of the people with the state government asking the general public to keep vigil and send pictures of such earring vehicles via WhatsApp.

This was informed by the commissioner of transport to the people of the state in a statement issued at Shillong on Friday.

“In compliance to (sic) the directions of the government, there is an urgent need for strict vigilance on the excessive emission of smoke levels from the polluting running vehicles in the state,” the statement said.

“In this connection, the public are (sic) invited to send pictures of such polluting vehicles at the following WhatsApp numbers of the transport department so as to enable strict action as per provisions of the law,” the statement added.

The pictures of highly polluting vehicles should be sent to the district transport officer (enforcement) office of the commissioner of transport, Shillong at 9436106567, district transport officer (DTO), East Khasi Hills District, Shillong at 8787561584, and DTO, West Jaiñtia Hills Hills district, Jowai at 9774006050.

The pictures should be sent to DTO, East Jaiñtia Hills district, Khliehriat at 8837232590, district transport officer, Ri Bhoi district, Nongpoh at 8132005976, district transport officer, West Khasi Hills district, Nongstoin at 9856006944.

The pictures should be sent to district transport officer, South West Khasi Hills district, Mawkyrwat at 7005874963; district transport officer, West Garo Hills District, Tura at 7005531765 and district transport officer, East Garo Hills district, Wiliamnagar at 7005209232.

The people should send the pictures to the district transport officer, South West Garo Hills district, Ampati at 8787633503, district transport officer, South Garo Hills district, Baghmara at 7005531765 and the district transport officer, North Garo Hills district, Resubelpara at 9774273179.

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