Chandigarh Administration has taken requisite steps to control the air pollution generation and to enhance the air quality of Chandigarh. As an initiative to clean air, Chandigarh is declared as smoke free zone. Nobody is allowed to smoke in public areas. Chandigarh is all set to become a solar city with installation of solar lights and state level energy park. Electricity generation from renewable sources is under research and proposal. Subsidies to battery operated vehicles and alternate sources of energy are granted.

City has strict regulation over the vehicular movement and the traffic rules. All routes throughout the city are occupied with the active & attentive traffic police officers who keeps a sharp eye on the traffic violators. Due to strict norms, the commuters used to follow all rules and keeps their vehicles up to date. In year 2014, only 16 challans has been issued for the vehicles violating pollution norms.   

People in city beautiful are very sensitive about their health concerns and much aware of the ill effects of smoking.  In year 2014 from Jan 1 to Dec 31, total 870 challans were fined for smoking at public places and total Rs. 1,74,000 were collected.