After a break of three days, the odd-even scheme is back in Delhi from today (13 November). The third edition of the odd-even started on 4th November. So as the rule goes 13 November being an odd number, only vehicles with odd registration numbers will be allowed to run on the road today. Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government suspended the scheme on 11th and 12th November in order to ensure hassle-free commute on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Delhi CM Kejriwal had announced the odd-even scheme in order to check the pollution level in Delhi, which generally peaks after the Diwali season. Delhi government's odd-even scheme will run til 15th November, after which there will be no restrictions on the vehicular movement.
So here is a recap about Delhi govt's odd-even scheme:
1) The odd-even rule will be applicable in Delhi from 8 am to 8 pm, except on Sundays.
2) Under the road rationing system, the vehicles with registration number ending with even digits—0, 2, 4, 6 and 8—are allowed to run on even dates, and those ending with odd numbers 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 will ply on odd dates.
3) The third edition of odd-even scheme will run till November 15.
4) Two-wheelers and electric vehicles have been exempted from the restrictions, but not CNG vehicles.
5) Women-only vehicles with children aged up to 12 years and vehicles occupied by physically-disabled persons are exempted.
6) A hefty amount of ₹4,000 will be charged for the violation of odd-even scheme.
Twenty-nine categories of vehicles, including those of President, Prime Minister, emergency and enforcement vehicles, cars carrying school children in uniform have been exempted from the odd-even scheme.