"Odd even starts today. Lets all join hands and resolve to make it a success," Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
As per the rule, cars with odd-number registration would be allowed to ply on Friday. Those not abiding the rule would be fined Rs.2,000.
The odd-even vehicle movement plan for four wheelers will continue till April 30 between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m. except on Sundays.
The second phase guidelines are similar to that of the first phase except that vehicles with students in uniform will be exempt if it is being driven by women.
The scheme is also not applicable to vehicles being operated through compressed natural gas (CNG), two-wheelers, women motorists and several categories of VIPs.