Odd-even scheme in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces rules, dates and fine

Odd-even scheme in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces rules, dates and fine

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that the Odd-even scheme will be implemented from November 4 to November 15. The scheme will also include vehicles coming from other states, and only be implemented on non-transport 4-wheelers vehicles; 2-wheelers will be exempted. The scheme will be applicable from 8 am to 8 pm, except on Sundays. Violating the odd-even scheme will incur a fine of Rs 4000.

Arvind Kejriwal said, “President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Governors, Chief Justice of India, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Vehicles of Union Ministers, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Leaders of Opposition, vehicles of Chief Ministers of States and UTs, will be exempted from odd-even scheme. Delhi Chief Minister and Ministers will not be exempted.”

Adding, he said, ” Vehicles of Supreme Court Judges, UPSC Chairperson, Cheif Election Commissioner, Election Commissioners, CAG, Dy Chairman Rajya Sabha, Dy Speaker of Lok Sabha, Lt Governor of Delhi, Judges of Delhi High Court, Lokayukta and emergency services will be exempted.”

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Likewise, Vehicles carrying school students will be exempt from the odd-even vehicle scheme. While speaking on measures to control pollution, Kejriwal said, “We have made 16 vigilance teams to check day and night construction sites and burning of waste.”

-PTC News