Odd-even to be enforced between November 13-17 in Delhi
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday implemented the third phase of odd-even traffic rule from November 13 to 17, as the national capital faces an environmental emergency.
The Supreme Court appointed environment body and the Delhi Lt. Governor on Wednesday instructed the Delhi government to stay prepared to roll out the odd-even car rationing scheme, with air pollution levels rising alarmingly.
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot held a meeting on the issue in the evening when a formal announcement was made.
Key highlights of the Odd-Even scheme:
- Two wheeler and CNG vehicles are exempted like last time.
- IGL stickers for cars will be available from Friday at 22 CNG stations across Delhi.
- Extra buses are being arranged for hinder free commuting of passengers.
- Odd-numbered cars are allowed to run on odd dates (13, 15, 17 Nov).
- Even-numbered cars can run on even dates (14 and 16 Nov).
- Vehicles with school children in uniform will be exempted.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had re-tweeted posts by media houses saying the odd-even will kick in from November 13.
Government officials said that modalities of the road rationing scheme are being worked out.