Odd-even scheme to be implemented from January 1 in Delhi


Delhi: As per reports, exemption is likely to be given to the women drivers and CNG-certified vehicles in Delhi. This is part of the Delhi government’s odd-even scheme that is expected to be put into effect from January 1.

At the same time, motorcycles and emergency vehicles including ambulance, PCR, fire tenders, will be exempted from the 15-day trial on the odd-even scheme. The blue print of the odd-even scheme is likely to be announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday. This immediate plan of action was raised after the alarming records in the levels of pollution in the city.

Sources stated that women drivers travelling with female members will not be considered a violation. All CNG-driven vehicles, electricvehicles, hybrid vehicles. two-wheelers, vehicles driven by women with children below the age of 12, vehicles on the way to the hospital, vehicles of physically challenged, emergency vehicles such as ambulance, fire, hospital, hearse, enformcement vehicles etc. Any violation of the odd-even rule will attract a penalty of Rs. 2,000.

According to the new scheme, 6000 buses will be introduced in the capital, for the easy commutation. The odd-even scheme will be implemented from January 1 and the trial scheme will run till January 15. The government hopes that the scheme will nearly keep about 10 lakh private cars off the roads on a daily basis.