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Delhi: Odd-Even Scheme Begins, Aims To Control Air Pollution

With an aim to control the rapid growing pollution level, the Delhi government has rolled out the much anticipated Odd-Even scheme from today. This will be the third time that the government has started the scheme aiming to curb the carbon emission. The scheme will be applicable from 8 am to 8 pm. It will not be effective on Sunday, November 10. Under the scheme, which will be implemented from 8 am to 8 pm till November 15, non-transport four-wheeler vehicles with registration number ending in odd digit (1, 3, 5, 7 and 9) will be prohibited on November 4, 6, 8, 12 and 14. Similarly, vehicles with registration numbers ending with even digit (0, 2, 4, 6, 8) will be prohibited on November 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15. These restrictions will also apply to the vehicles bearing registration numbers of other states. Violators will be punished with a fine of Rs 4,000.

Updated : 04 November 2019, 09:03 AM