New Delhi, Apr 14: The second phase of the odd-even traffic scheme will start on April 15 and will continue for a fortnight in Delhi. The rules for the second leg of the 'odd-even' traffic scheme in Delhi was announced by the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on April 9.
The odd-even aimed to bring down the vehicular pollution in Delhi, scheduled to start from Friday.
Here are some important things you need to know
- If successful the odd-even scheme will be a regular feature in Delhi, this has been announced by the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
- Cars carrying children in school uniform has been exempted from the odd-even scheme.
- 'PoochhO Carpool' app has been launched by Delhi government to help people explore carpooling options during the 15-day exercise.
- The second phase of the odd-even scheme will be effective from April 15 to 30 will not be applicable on Sundays.
- The scheme will continue to be inforce on public holidays like Ram Navami and Mahavir Jayanti.
- CM Kejriwal is yet to find a solution to the problem of cars going to pick up children, being driven by wome, after school hours during the odd-even scheme. People's idea have been invited by the government.
- Cars with odd registration numbers will run on odd dates and those with even numbers will ply on even dates.
- CNG vehicles, bikes, women motorists and several categories of VIPs have been exempted from the scheme.
- A fine of Rs 2,000 will be imposed if found guilty of violating the odd-even rules.
- Metro will increase its trips to 3,248 per day and add 30 coaches.