#4 Things to Know about Delhi's Odd-Even Scheme

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Delhi’s Air Quality Index, or AQI, has reached an alarming level and has become a public health hazard.The Delhi government, therefore on its part, announced the implementation of the Odd-Even scheme to curb pollution and tackle traffic menace in the city. Here are 4 things to know about Delhi’s Odd-Even scheme.

The Scheme

Under the scheme, private four-wheeler vehicles with odd last digit will be allowed to ply on roads on odd dates and those with even last digit will be allowed on even dates. 

Dates & Timings

The Delhi government has implemented the odd-even scheme for 11 days from November 4 to November 15 from 8 a.m. to 8p.m.

Exemptions

Delhi’s Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot announced that the number of registered electric vehicles in the city is less than 1,000 and are less polluting, and so are exempted. In addition, two-wheelers and women drivers have also been exempted.

Penalty

An amount of INR 4,000 will be charged for the violation of the scheme.

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