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Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi-Kejriwal

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi-Kejriwal

New DelhiChief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from November 4 to 15 to tackle air pollution.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the move was aimed at combating high levels of air pollution in winters when crop burning takes place in neighbouring northern states.The move is a part of seven point Parali Pradushan (stubble burning), action plan aimed at combating high levels of air pollution, Kejriwall said

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi from Nov 4-Photo courtesy-Internet

The chief minister announced his seven-point action plan to tackle pollution due to crop burning which includes distribution of masks, mechanised sweeping of roads, tree plantation, and special plans for 12 pollution hot spots in the city.

During the 12 day road rationing , vehicles with registration numbers ending in an odd digit (1,3,5,7,9) will be allowed on the five odd days . Those with licence plates ending in an even digit  (0,2,4,6,8) will be permitted to ply on other five days. During the weekend all vehicles will be allowed on city roads.

Arvind Kejriwal further informed that details such as exemptions and fines on violators are yet to be decided. “We will take into considerations all findings from the previous odd-even experience.

 

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