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In pictures: This is how Odd-Even was like in 2016

By Chennabasaveshwar
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The government of Delhi took a call to implement tried and tested formula Odd-Even from November 13 to 18.

In 2016, the 'odd-even' policy, which was first implemented for 15 days in January, again implemented from April 15 to 30. Women and two-wheelers were exempted.

The government has assured that the same exemptions will continue this year too. Also, a meeting of cabs and taxis has been called tomorrow to ensure that there will be no surge pricing this time.

A study shows Delhi's odd-even scheme had little impact on air pollution.

However, scientists, who studied last year's odd-even, say that Delhi's odd-even scheme had little impact on air pollution.

In May, the study published online in the journal 'Environmental Science and Policy' found that there was only a marginal drop in the PM2.5 levels during the period.

While the levels of the toxic particles came down by 8 to 10 per cent in some pockets, the rest of the capital recorded a drop of only 2 to 3 per cent.

Volunteers explaining the rules

Volunteers explaining the rules

Volunteers with traffic police explaining the rules to an even number car owner near the Nizamuddin Bridge as Odd-even scheme restricting movement of private cars, becomes operational in New Delhi. PTI file photo

Carpooling by Kejriwal

Carpooling by Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal carpools former Transport Minister Gopal Rai and Health Minister Satyendra Jain to Delhi Secretariat as the trial odd-even scheme comes into effect in New Delhi. PTI file photo

Civil Defence volunteers

Civil Defence volunteers

Civil Defence volunteers holding placards at ITO as Odd-even scheme restricting movement of private cars, is operational in New Delhi. PTI file photo

Relatively less traffic

Relatively less traffic

Relatively less traffic is seen at ITO as the Odd-Even scheme restricting movement of private cars, is operational in New Delhi. PTI file photo

Police slap fine against BJP leader Vijay Goel

Police slap fine against BJP leader Vijay Goel

BJP leader Vijay Goel being presented a rose by Delhi Police official after he violated the odd-even rule as a mark of protest against the scheme during in New Delhi on Monday. PTI file photo

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