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Odd-Even scheme in Delhi from November 13 to 20 to combat air pollution

Delhi government on Monday announced the comeback of the odd-even scheme as the national capital reels from the worst level of pollution. Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said, “In view of air pollution, the Odd-Even vehicle system will be applicable for one week from 13th to 20th November”.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with cabinet members and officials to discuss ways to mitigate the pollution levels. After the meeting, the Delhi Environment Minister held a press conference in which he announced the implementation of the Odd-Even scheme after Diwali.

The Odd-Even Scheme will be implemented in Delhi for a week as of now.

What is Delhi’s Odd-Even Scheme?

It is a traffic rationing measure under which private vehicles with registration numbers ending with an odd digit will be allowed on roads on odd dates and those with an even digit on even dates.

(More details awaited)

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Updated: 06 Nov 2023, 02:05 PM IST

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