From January 1, Delhi will witness the implementation of the ambitious odd and even number car scheme to check pollution. The notification contains the list of exemptions and also details about who can issue fines. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has authorised the Delhi Police and Delhi government officers to issue challans of Rs 2000 against offenders. A trial run for the odd and even formula will be conducted on December 31. The Delhi Police has sought some clarifications especially about the exemption to vehicles being used in medical emergencies.
The Delhi Police has sought some clarifications especially about the exemption to vehicles being used in medical emergencies. There are 25 categories of vehicles that are exempted from the scheme.
Meanwhile, there seems to be no end to the political tussle over the formula. The Delhi government is also distributing CNG stickers to vehicles at CNG pumps in the national capital to ensure that authentic CNG-run vehicles are plying on the roads. Government teams will conduct checks on CNG vehicles. The transport department has warned of serious action against those procuring fake CNG s