The air quality of Delhi is becoming sever continuously and NASA released images of pollution, Delhi Government decided to roll out odd-even traffic restriction once again in the city. The Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday to implement odd-even rule from 13-17 November. Transport minister Kailash Gahlot said the odd-even scheme was being implemented in view of the worse condition of air quality in Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal appealed to all residents of Delhi to cooperate in this step. He also said that every person and the government of every state should be concerned about pollution in the north India.
About 3,500 traffic police personnel will be deployed for a road-rationing scheme that allows in odd dates only odd-numbered vehicles to run on the roads and in even dates the even-numbered cars or other vehicles will be allowed to run. While nearly 5,000 civil defense volunteers would be deployed to guide motorists and create awareness among people to come forward to reduce pollution level. The odd-even scheme will be enforced from 8 am to 8 pm and who break the rule will be liable to pay a fine of Rs 2,000.
CNG vehicles are exempted from the scheme according to the Delhi government but the valid CNG stickers must be there on the cars or other vehicles. CNG stickers would be available at 23 different location in the Delhi.
The Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) spokesperson said,”The CNG stickers issued by IGL in the earlier two rounds of odd-even would also be valid. For the convenience of those driving CNG cars, IGL will issue stickers from 2 pm to 10 pm daily from Friday at 23 select CNG stations.”
“Original vehicle registration certificate (RC) having CNG endorsement and valid hydro-test certificate or valid compliance plate would have to be shown for getting the sticker,” he added.