Odd-even scheme back in Delhi for five days from Monday, women and two-wheelers exempt | Delhi News
NEW DELHI: The odd-even automotive rationing scheme will probably be rolled out in Delhi for 5 days from November 13 as a part of a graded response plan to deal with the alarming air pollution scenario within the metropolis, the state authorities introduced on Thursday.
The scheme will probably be in place from 8am to 8pm and there’ll exemptions for girls drivers and two-wheelers, Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot mentioned.
“The exemptions will probably be comparable as final yr and there’s no want for folks to panic,” he instructed reporters.
The minister additionally urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name a gathering of chief ministers of Delhi and adjoining states to discover a answer to the disaster.
The Delhi authorities has directed DTC to rent 500 buses from personal contractors to deal with the push of commuters throughout the odd-even implementation week.
“Delhi Metro has additionally promised to supply 100 small buses throughout the interval. Colleges will probably be free to supply their buses voluntarily. Nevertheless, there will probably be no compulsion,” Gahlot mentioned.
CNG autos will probably be exempt however might want to have stickers in place. These will probably be out there at 22 IGL stations throughout Delhi from 2 pm tomorrow.
“The previous stickers which had been issued within the final version of odd-even will probably be legitimate too,” the minister mentioned.
Beneath the coverage, personal autos are allowed to run primarily based on the final variety of their licence plates.
Odd-numbered vehicles are allowed to run on odd dates whereas even-numbered vehicles can solely run on even dates.
In 2016, the scheme was enforced twice – January 1-15 and April 15-30.