GN Bureau | December 24, 2015
To check rising pollution in the national capital, the Delhi government has decided to introduce odd-even formula for the first 15 days of the New Year.
According to this rule, odd numbered cars will travel on odd dates of the month and even numbered on even dates of the month. The odd-even rule will apply to all cars including those with other states registration numbers. The formula will be enforced within 8 am to 8 pm. Any violation of the rule will lead to a penalty of Rs 2,000.
The rule will not be applied on Sundays.
The government has taken measures to make it an easier for commuters which include 6,000 additional buses to accommodate passengers. PoochO app has been started through which commuters can get in contact with taxis and auto rickshaws.
Also, buses can move only on the bus lanes and will be penalized if violated. Cars can travel on the bus and car lanes but will not be allowed to park on bus lanes.
The vehicle categories which will be exempted from the odd-even rule are:
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